What to Expect from Your College Student’s First Semester Grades

Parents and Guardians – So your college student is home on winter break. The first semester is over.  What can you expect from their first semester grades?

Here is an article from collegeparentcentral.com with some tips and advice on just …

By Pamela Zagami
Pamela Zagami Administrative Services Specialist
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Working for the best kept secret

With summer quickly approaching, I was still unsure what I was going to do for the next three months. I received an email during the last week of school regarding a “Paid Summer Internship,” with the UConn Extension Department. I …

By Aaron Plotke
Aaron Plotke Full-Time Student
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Take the Business Etiquette Quiz!

USAToday.com wants to know if YOU have what it takes to pass the Business Etiquette Quiz!


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By Pamela Zagami
Pamela Zagami Administrative Services Specialist
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Student Success Story: Brittney Robinson

Brittney Robinson

Major: HDFS

Classing Standing: Senior

What are some of the things you’re involved in on and off campus?

On-campus, I am the president of the Voices of Freedom Gospel Choir, I work in the First Year Program office …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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How to Cream the Dreaded Telephone Interview

We all know there is a certain way to conduct ourselves when we are called in for an interview. We dress well, make sure we are properly groomed and conduct ourselves with a certain air of formality. Everything about our …

By Ray Holder
Ray Holder
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Résumé Tips for Your Winter Break

As classes are coming to an end and the university is turning into a winter wonderland, both from decorative lights and the cold weather, we know that the holidays and winter break are on your mind. As you’re making your …

By Helen Schafer
Helen Schafer Coordinator for Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant
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Preparing for Finals

As we all put our books and pencils away for the well-deserved Thanksgiving Break, it is still important to start thinking about the end of the semester and what we need to do to prepare. Finals can be an extremely …

By Allison Batista
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The Twenty-Three Unwritten Rules of College Etiquette

Here is a great article from college.com written by Robert H. Miller — John Wiley & Sons, Inc. about college etiquette – http://www.education.com/reference/article/unwritten-rules-college-etiquette/

What is really interesting about this article is this applies not only to college etiquette, but to work …

By Pamela Zagami
Pamela Zagami Administrative Services Specialist
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10 Tips for Winter Break

Winter break is a great time to prepare for your internship or job search. From networking at your holiday gatherings to updating your resume, there are a number of things you can do during your time away from school to …

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Conquering Winter Break

Winter Break is just around the corner and I don’t think it could come any sooner! Winter Break is a much anticipated time of year for most students. It is a great time of year because within it falls holiday …

By Sara Zuckerman
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