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Welcome to CW’s blog! Check out our posts and get a glimpse of what life can be like at CW! Explore interesting information about CW activities, clubs, and people across our community. To view blog posts from our President, Mary Beth Del Balzo click here.

How To End A Cover Letter

Monday, August 19, 2019

You’ve mastered your resume, have your references secured, and you’ve crafted the perfect cover letter...and then you get to that last paragraph. If you find yourself stumbling over how best to wrap it up, take a step back and consider what your goal is in writing and sending your application and cover letter: to land an interview. 

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How to Prepare for a Last-Minute Job Interview

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
How to Prepare for a Last-Minute Job Interview

While the job search can sometimes feel like its “hurry up and wait” after submitting an application for a position, sometimes you hear back much sooner than anticipated. Not having a ton of notice an interview doesn’t mean that you can show up unprepared, though. The good news is that there’s no need to panic.

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Simple Ways To Unplug

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Simple Ways To Unplug

If you can’t remember the last time you spent a waking hour without looking at your phone, tablet, or computer screen, chances are you could use a little help unplugging. The idea of going cold-turkey may seem overwhelming (or downright impossible), but unplugging in smaller ways to reduce your screentime to only what you need can go a long way.

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How To Get Work Done When Your Kids Are Home

Monday, July 29, 2019
How To Get Work Done When Your Kids Are Home

If you’re a parent with kids home on summer break, whether or not you work from home or are taking any classes, then you know there often needs to be some adjustment. Worried about how you’re going to still get your work done? In this article for Fast Company, author Lisa Evans interviewed parents about their productivity hacks.

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How To Make The Best Of Your Summer Vacation

Thursday, July 25, 2019
How To Make The Best Of Your Summer Vacation

While the summer is a great time to slow down and recharge, it can also be a great time to further your education and enhance your career. The College of Westchester (CW) offers several summertime opportunities for students to take advantage of.

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