Is the widespread use of text messaging destroying our children’s ability to write in proper English sentences? Good question!
Need some writing help with how to use commas and semicolons? Read on for punctuation rules and how to fix a comma splice, then go back and check out part 1.
“Comma v. Semicolon? Aaargh!! I’ll just pick one… I figure I have a 50% chance of getting it right.” Does this sound like you? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s raise your average with these writing tips.
Resume Tips. Is your Education section taking up too much space on your resume? Are you finding it hard to fit in all the information you think is important? This article answers questions you didn’t even know you had about your Education section.
The US News and World Report says Madison is a great place to launch a second career. I can vouch for it first hand.
I was initially disconcerted to read in The Wall Street Journal that the largest public and private companies, nonprofits and government agencies favor graduates who did not attend Ivy League Colleges. But upon further investigation, it appears Ivy League is still the best path to success.
I was going to wait a week to publish this letter, but I figure now is the time you need it! Look for what succeeds about this letter of recommendation. It got me into Yale and Stanford.
Letters of Recommendation (LORs) are ranked as the 5th most important part of your college application. Most LORs make no difference because they sound like everyone else’s. They don’t hurt, but they don’t help. To make sure you get LORs that actually help you get into a top college, follow these guidelines.
The misconception that a resume is supposed to make you look good can lead to mischaracterization of job duties, inflation of accomplishments, and flowery, high-falutin language. None of those things belong on a resume! Stick to the truth instead.
You can do anything you want to do! This quiz is designed to help you think about the college majors that are available to you. It will also make you think about your own personality traits and how they may fit well within different areas of study.