Can you remember your first job interview? Maybe you have yet to interview for a job, but can imagine how nervous you will be. You don’t have to be nervous though, if you prepare. Participating in a mock interview is a great way to prepare because it is a non-threatening … Continue reading
Recently, Malia Obama made headlines when it was announced that instead of going to college this fall, she would be taking a gap year. If you’ve never heard of a gap year, the basic gist is that you take a year off before starting college. Many people use this year … Continue reading
I recently read an article by Anthony Mendez about his experience entitled “The White House made me a poster child for beating the odds. Then I dropped out of college.” Basically, the young man was a first-generation college student at University of Hartford and after his first semester, … Continue reading
I love that the term for the graduation ceremony is “Commencement” which actually means a beginning or start. Graduation really is the beginning of something. For some, it is the beginning of a career. For others, it is the beginning of a new journey in their education. For everyone, it … Continue reading
In one month, SCC will host the 23rd annual Job Fair on Friday, May 6 from 9:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. in the College Center gym. Over 100 employers will be on hand to speak individually with job seekers about … Continue reading
If you attended our Panache that Pays etiquette luncheon on March 3, thank you. It was a great event and we are so glad you were able to attend. If you did not attend, here’s a summary of what you missed.
Students, staff, and community members who purchased tickets to … Continue reading
It’s that time of the year when students start looking forward to their next steps: Graduating, finding a job, or transferring to a university or college. It’s also a great time to start thinking how to set yourself apart in the work world. Even if you are not planning to … Continue reading
It’s the spring semester and that means we have a lot of new students on campus. I thought it might be helpful to share with our incoming students some of the tips and tricks to help them be more successful at SCC. For the best advice, I went to some … Continue reading
Jenny Hahn Schnipper is on sabbatical this month due to writer’s block. She has invited guest-blogger Pamela Warren, academic advisor and College 101 instructor, to fill in.
Well, it is that time of year, and although Jenny did not assign a specific topic to me, I feel obliged to tackle … Continue reading
The Thanksgiving week is upon us. This is a time when folks often reflect upon their life and give thanks for what they have. It’s a great way to focus on the positive, even when life can be very challenging.
For folks who are networking to find a job, the … Continue reading