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How To Search For Part-Time Jobs

Friday, September 22, 2017

After you’ve nailed down what type of job you’re looking for, it’s time to actually start that job search. When you’re looking for a part-time position, it can be overwhelming if you’re trying to find what you’re looking for when you’re looking at listings that also include full-time and temp work. The good news is that getting specific about what you and using the right tools can streamline your search so you can spend more time setting up those interviews.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Be Smart - 5 Tips on How to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Fruit and Vegetables: More Matters

Make fruits and veggies about half of what you eat, every time you eat.

Did you know?

POSTED BY: Dr. Shamva Wright-Shingler, Asst. Chairperson, CW School of Allied Health

Why You Should Become A Morning Person

Monday, September 11, 2017

You might say there are a few different types of people when it comes to morning people:

-those who are morning people themselves
-those who hate morning people, and
-those who wish they were morning people

It turns out that starting your day early can be a big boost to your work and school performance by helping you harness that morning energy and minimizing distractions and other things that get in the way of productivity.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Get Ready For Back To School

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

With fall classes just about to start up, it’s a great time to take stock of any last-minute to-do items and start gearing up for your new routine. Taking a few steps now can save you tons of time and stress in the weeks to come. Here are some ways to prep for Back to School.

Take stock of your schedule

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Brain-Food Diet For Fall

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

With the fall semester approaching, you may be thinking about your tuition payments, schedule, and supplies you’ll need, but it’s also a great time to think about ways to support your efforts and boost your performance. You’ve probably heard a million and one times, for example, that our diet can impact our brain function and productivity.

POSTED BY: Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN

Write a Better Email

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

You put time and care into your emails, so you want to make sure they get read! You also want to be mindful not to waste someone’s time. Crafting a better email can greatly improve your day-to-day communication in work, school, and in your personal life. Are you choosing the right subject line? Letting someone know the best way to reply? Are you being specific enough with what you’re sharing or asking?

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Club Bowling Tournament

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

As the summer term winds down, CW club members took the afternoon off to participate at the Club Bowling Tournament. Organized by the Brothers United Club, students spent an amazing day at Bowlmor Lanes in White Plains. The goal was to bring a sense of CW spirit and interact with all the clubs in a fun and energetic environment. Brothers United won the tournament and everybody had an amazing time.

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Portfolio Review Day

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Getting your work reviewed and making sure your portfolio will shine and speak for itself during a job interview, is not an easy task. That is why Career Services put together The Portfolio Review Day to prepare Digital Media students for a real job interview. Students had to present their portfolios in front of the recruiters and receive feedback. The companies reviewing students’ portfolios were Incision Network and The Creative Group.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Street Fair

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Making the most of today’s gorgeous weather! Prof. Paula Cancro’s Project Management Class chose the best day to host “Street Fair.” It was a day to enjoy live music, fun games, and an obstacle course race. Also, Sisters United Club had some summer treats for sale.

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Making Smart Decisions

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

When it comes to decision-making, there are many different ways to approach making your mind up about something.  Turns out that effective decision-making is a skill you can—and should—hone. Understanding that there are different types of decisions that should be handled differently.  Big decisions and medium-sized decisions may require a different approach and may not come up as frequently as small, everyday decisions. How you deal with bad decisions is also key to your overall success.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester