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How To Answer This Common Interview Question

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
How To Answer This Common Interview Question

An interview question that throws a lot of people for a loop is also one of the most common: “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”

Interviewers aren’t being nosy or trying to throw you for a loop—they’re trying to assess whether your vision aligns with that of the company you’re interviewing for a position at and whether you would fit in with the company culture.

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The College of Westchester

Summertime at CW

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Mary Beth Del Balzo at CW 103rd Commencement Ceremony

While other colleges take a gentle doze during the summertime, CW is a beehive of activity.  On May 30, we celebrated our 103rd Commencement Ceremony.  At that event, I reminded grads that in the words of the Mahatma Gandhi, they should be the change that they wish to see in the world, and that commencement day marks one of the accomplishments that clear the way for them to change the w

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Mary Beth Del Balzo, CW President

How To Prepare For The Job Search

Thursday, May 30, 2019
How To Prepare For The Job Search

Preparing to start your job search can be an exciting but also intimidating process. Here, Roselle Glick, M.A., Associate Director of Career Services and Adjunct Instructor at The College of Westchester, discusses what you need to know and how to take advantage of resources that can help you along the way.

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The College of Westchester

Accounting Is Not Just For Taxes

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Accounting Is Not Just For Taxes

When we hear “accounting,” most of us think immediately of taxes and tax season. However, there are so many ways in which understanding accounting can help you in your personal and professional life. There are also many careers you can pursue with an education in accounting.

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The College of Westchester

How A College Education Can Help You Make A Fresh Start In Your Career

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
How A College Education Can Help You Make A Fresh Start In Your Career

When you reach a point in your work life where you feel ready to try something new or realize that perhaps you’ve outgrown a particular position or that your interests have evolved, it can be so easy to talk yourself out of making a change by saying, “I could never do that” or “I don’t have the right training.” Furthering your education with a college degree can help you make a fresh start in your career.

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The College of Westchester

Interview Tips

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Interview Tips

Scoring a job interview is exciting but can also be anxiety provoking. Whether this is your first-ever job interview or you’ve been on many before, it’s completely normal to feel nervous. Fortunately, having the support and resources you need to show up prepared can help you shine in your best light. The College of Westchester (CW) Career Services team provides guidance and support to students so they can approach those conversations calmly and with confidence—and ace the interview.

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The College of Westchester

Find Your Phenomenal This Year

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Continuing Education, Career, Goals, Motivation, College, Success, Jumpstart

As we enter the New Year with goals and growth on our minds, we can go a long way by tapping into our motivation, honing our strengths, and expanding our horizons. This is the year you can soar to exciting new heights in your personal, professional, and academic life. Continuing your education can be the game-changer you need.

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The College of Westchester

How To Avoid Making Careless Mistakes

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Mistakes at Work

Making mistakes at work and school is something that happens to the best of us. We get overloaded, distracted, or we’re rushing. When these mistakes happen very frequently, though, it can put a huge dent in our productivity when we go back to correct those errors or even make us come across as sloppy or not as intelligent. Thankfully, there’s hope!

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The College of Westchester