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Crystal Rodwell

Educator, Leader, Writer
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Valerie T. May 17, 2016 1087 views

Should I focus on one genre if I want to become a writer?

I have tried at both fiction and poetry, and I have found out that I like writing fiction more than I like writing poetry. Should I focus on fiction or try and become better at poetry if I want to be a successful writer? art writing creative...


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Lauren P. May 18, 2016 718 views

How to stand out in teacher's minds and think outside the box?

Hello again. This question seems absurd in itself as the answers are very gray not black and white. However, I am going to be a college freshman next year and am trying to get outside my comfort zone. I am just realizing that there truly is no normal and I should stop asking people what they...

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Mary F. May 21, 2016 537 views

How do ESL teachers accommodate a diverse classroom?

I'm 28 years old and I am going back to college to get certified to teach English as a second language. I'm hoping that there is someone out there with experience in TESOL that can help me get a better idea what I can expect in the classroom and with my students. I want to do the best I can...

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Samantha K. May 22, 2016 794 views

I have lots of questions about a career in editing

Throughout my high school career, I've worked as editor of our school's annual literary arts magazine, and I absolutely love it, and it has influenced my desire to pursue editing as a career. I'm looking into editing more broadly in a book editing sense, or in a magazine sense, but I would only...

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Jada R. May 22, 2016 789 views

In deciding what to major in for college, how do you process majors and minors in the course selecting process?

I am a recently graduated high school student, and I am majoring in Neuroscience at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I want to minor in Spanish and vocal performance. I am asking because I am unsure of how to minor in those particular fields of study while having a filled schedule for...

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Alexa A. May 22, 2016 925 views

Besides a degree in Marketing, what other things can I do to make myself more marketable for a job out of college?

I hear a lot of stories of college graduates struggling to find jobs out of college. I want to take extra steps to increase my chances of finding my job out of school. finance marketing...


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Tia B. May 22, 2016 1170 views

How many classes do you take if you're considered full-time?

I am asking because I heard college students only take up an average of 4-6 classes a semester. college...


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Abi R. May 22, 2016 1038 views

What is the difference between hard and soft skills on a resume?

One resume asked me for hard skills and soft skills, and I want to know the difference. resume interviews...


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Shakuan F. Jun 15, 2016 1145 views

How much information should I put under each LinkedIn section?

I am currently filling out the description section under each of my awards/honors on LinkedIn. How vague should the information be and what is the max number of lines/sentences I should use to describe each award? Should I quote where I got my information from (if I'm noting specifics)? P.S. I...

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Tiffanie L. Jun 23, 2016 894 views

How can I make my resume stand out if I don't have much experience since beginning college?

I've recently started school a year ago, and sadly I haven't been as active as I could have been. Now, I am applying for jobs but I am getting no replies. I was redoing my resume and realized that most of my volunteer work come from high school and that the experience is irrelevant now....

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Gabriela C. Dec 05, 2016 613 views

How do you know if blogging is for you ? and as a student what are my topic options ?

I was wondering If I should start exploring the world of blogging to a deeper context . I am a Business Major and I am looking to expand my skills but I am only a student and I do not know if that will actually help me . Which bring me to my second question : What are my topic options ? what...

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