Most Americans recognize the opening words to the Preamble to the Constitution: “We the People, of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic tranquility…” However, while most Americans recognize the words, they might not recognize that the words are from the Preamble to the Constitution. According to […]
September 17, 2014, marks the 227th anniversary of our nation’s founding document. On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution. Constitution Day has shared some really interesting Constitutional facts: The U.S. Constitution has 4,400 words. It is the oldest and shortest written Constitution of any major government in the world.” The oldest person to […]
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 […]