F-1 Students: Learn the Rules for Summer Employment and Training

If you are an F-1 international student who wants to train, intern or work this summer, your first step is to stop by the Tilghman International Student Center and talk with Stephanie Bias or Dina Cenicola, who are your designated …

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How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

From the The International Student Blog.

Whether you are beginning your first year of college or getting ready to graduate, having a solid resume on hand is important for any opportunity that comes along. For employers, however, a lot of …

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Employers want to see these attributes on students’ resumes

When NACE asked employers participating in its Job Outlook 2019 survey which skills and qualities—beyond a strong GPA—they most want to see on students’ resumes, more than four out of five indicated …

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Do I Belong Here?: The Struggles of our First Generation Students

Why didn’t anyone tell me that college would change me, and my family might not recognize me the same, and that I would identify myself differently? “Maybe you think you’re better than us because you went to college.” These twelve …

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The Tiny Fish That Break a Fundamental Rule of Vertebrate Life

“Although coral reefs are home to bustling communities of gaudy marine life, half the fishes that live there are hardly ever seen. Aptly known as cryptobenthics—literally “hidden bottom-dwellers”—these species are mostly shorter than two inches and usually hidden in crevices. …

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After men in Spain got paternity leave, they wanted fewer kids

Quartz at Work discusses an unanticipated outcome in men’s attitude towards childrearing after Spain instituted paternity leave.

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Texas poised to crack down on wasted college credits, offering better support to transfer students

Transferring colleges comes with an extra layer of challenge, determining which credits transfer and what requirements they fulfill.  In Texas it is estimated that students spend $60 million annually on credits that end up not counting towards a major.  The …

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Trans Studies in Higher Education Syllabus

Dr. Z Nicolazzo created a syllabus focused on Trans* studies and experiences for people who would like to educate themselves.

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Nontraditional college students deserve more support | Opinion

In an excellent opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Suchitra Gururaj and Vivé Griffith, discuss the challenges that nontraditional college students face, how institutions are responding with strategies such as flexible course schedules, hybrid online/in-person courses, and areas where more …

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