FACT: 60 Percent of Jobs by 2020 Will Require a College Credential Students who complete their associate degree can expect to earn as much as $8,000 more per year and about $400,000 more in a lifetime than a high school graduate. People change jobs up to 10 times in their working lives – and […]
CCV instructors got a glimpse of the impact they can have on students last Friday when four graduates laid it out for them.
“I love CCV,” said Harry Knowles, a 2011 graduate. “ I can honestly say I didn’t have one bad teacher at CCV, and that doesn’t happen too often at other schools.”
(from Vermont Business for Social Responsibility; adapted fromwww.hercampus.com) You’ve spent the last few months sending out countless resumes and cover letters, you’ve interviewed with hiring managers and you dutifully followed up afterwards with polite emails. But before you know it, summer is around the corner and that internship offer you expected to have is nowhere in sight! […]
Do internships really offer job seekers a competitive advantage? According to career counselor Peter Vogt, the answer is – absolutely. In his book Career Wisdom for College Students, Peter provides reasons employers tend to make positive assumptions about students who have completed internships: 1. Students who have completed an internship are more committed to their […]
Identical twins Kaitlyn and Keilani Pellerin of Fair Haven are in agreement: Intro to College Studies is a lot of fun.
The two Fair Haven Union High School sophomores, along with nine fellow students from the school, are spending their Wednesday evenings learning about communication, time management, college financial planning, and a bevy of other useful skills that will help them get into college and succeed once they’re there. And while they both say they’re enjoying the ICS subject matter, there are some other aspects of the course that’s got the Pellerins and their ICS classmates singing its praises.
Below is a guest post from CCV Student Eleanor Kinsey. So your friend tells you her grandmother is doing Qigong (pronounced “chee-gung”) every morning because it helps her manage her pain. You say, “Oh cool,” and pause a moment, wondering whether you really want to admit that you have no idea what she’s talking about. […]
Below is a guest post from the author of Community College Success, Isa Adney. You can connect with her on Twitter @IsaAdney or Facebook.com/CCSuccess. Ask Isa: 3 study strategies that helped me get 100’s on exams From the Ask Isa inbox: Dear Isa, This semester has started and my classes are pretty hard already. I looked […]
Do you ever have trouble sleeping because it feels like your mind just won’t stop? Can’t read that assigned chapter because, even though you’re looking right at the page all you’re seeing is yesterday’s frustrating events play over again? “I can’t believe that woman honked at me. It’s not like I didn’t have my turn […]
Former punk rock bassist. Comic book aficionado. Indie film enthusiast. CCV Middlebury, meet your 2013 student leadership scholar.
Actually, if you were to pass Stephen Andolfo on the street, you’d probably think ‘that guy ought to be a bouncer at a roadhouse.’”
Andolfo stands 6’ tall, he’s a got a lot of tattoos, and he carries himself with an enormous air of confidence. But give him your ear for 30 seconds and any preconceived notions you may have formed disappear, replaced by a sense of awe for an affable man whose humility is inspirational and whose enthusiasm for life is infectious.
Ten CCV students have been chosen to be the College’s first recipients of its new Student Leadership Scholarship. Inspired by the outstanding leaders that pass through the College’s twelve brick-and-mortar academic centers as well as the Center for Online Learning, the college has created the new scholarship to recognize and reward these students for their dedication to helping others.