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    Career Research Essay I have chosen to research the career of Academic Advising and Career Counseling for this essay. The reason I chose this particular career, is because I believe it would be a highly rewarding occupation, and it would give me a great amount of satisfaction to make a difference in people's lives by guiding them through the process of acquiring a higher education, while determining their aptitudes and personality traits in order to ascertain the career that is best suited for them. In the past I have also considered a career in Human Resources Management, I think it is very closely related to Academic Advising and Career Counseling in that it involves the discovery of human interests and aptitudes in order to find the best position for that person within a company or organization. I am extremely interested in human development, whether it is in the context of higher education or job placement and recruitment. The website careercruising.com has an excellent example of what a Career Counselor's typical day at the office looks like. This is particularly helpful for me because this counselor works at a 4 year college, which is the path that I am interested in. His day looks as follows:…

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    I possess more than ten years of work experience in undergraduate student services, program advising, administration, and secondary and higher education, with ability to: a. Uniquely understand current career trends and how to impart that knowledge to students b. Communicate effectively and discuss thoroughly academic requirements for graduation; c. Speak effective in front of large groups and diverse audiences; d. Able to advise students about academic and non-academic program options offered…

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    Academic advising is an essential part to a college student’s life. Without it, most students would not know which direction to go with their respected academic fields or which classes to take in order to achieve the associate’s degree here at the College of Southern Maryland. But there is a problem with academic advising not only here at the Leonardtown Campus, but the La Plata and Prince Frederick campus’ as well. The majority of the time when a student goes in to see the academic advisor,…

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    Bob Gibbard's Observation

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    is, until he opens his mouth. Once you get past all of the military posters and accolades that scatter his office, there sits a genuine and thoughtful man, someone who reminds me of my grandfather. I’ve had the pleasure of observing Bob three times so far this semester, both in his office and as he presented an academic success workshop. It is clear that no matter what type of interaction Bob is having with students, he always appears to make them feel at ease and important. While I’m looking…

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    continues to be a goal of West Georgia Technical College. Despite the long history of technical colleges in Georgia, the issue has received relatively little attention from educational researchers. As part of this exploration, the researcher here will look at a small piece of the retention plan. The study will address a strategy for improving retention for first-time students at West Georgia Technical College. Furthermore, the study is an evaluation of students receiving intrusive academic…

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    Mentorship Reflection

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    I am writing to express my interest in the Academic Advisor position in the College Center for Advising Services that is posted on the Office of Human Resources website. Securing an advisement position in Rochester is my top priority, specifically at the University of Rochester. Therefore, I am elated to see that this position is open. I believe that the combination of my experience in academic support, coupled with my approach to advising, would complement the mission and the student-centered…

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    and nursing. If your desired major is unavailable, keep checking back with this university for additional programs, as more are expected in the near future. Resources available to online students include academic advising, online tutoring, online writing assistance via email or Skype, disability services and an online library with access to a wide variety of academic databases as well as librarians available via email or over the phone. The Higher Learning Commission provides accreditation for…

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    Faculty Shadowing Report

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    His advising method was applicable. He was listening to the problems of the students and advising them accordingly. He offered one of the students to guide her with the homework solution for the final exam; she has three exams in the same day. He suggested her to discuses this problem with the instructor from the middle slot exam for the make up exam if doesn’t get any response then he will talk to the faculty member by himself. It was really nice the way he felt the problem of an undergrad…

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    prosperity, some programs get cut at the college due to lack of student interest. When the economy is good fewer people are interested into earning a college degree. As a result, the college has fewer programs to offer students who seek specialized degrees, or technical certificates that will help them find a job. Organization Threats YVC is threatened by the risk of losing athletic programs due to lack of recruitment, staff, and effective academic advising providing to athletes attending the…

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    total and has over 7,000 students in attendance. Each of Post University’s 4 academic colleges, The Malcolm Balridge School of Business, The John P. Burke School of Public Service, The School of Education and The School of Arts and Sciences, are responsible for its online degree programs. Online associate’s degrees include management and criminal justice. Available bachelor’s…

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