Crosby Blog

Snap Out Of It

By jjamison | Mar 27, 2020

The Crosby Blog has to be written and there is a pandemic, what’s the point?  I will tell you I have started this blog no less than 5 times.  First, I was going to connect a song and its message to a powerful inspirational message.  Clearly that did not happen.  Next, I came up with… Read more »

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Does the Degree Matter?

By kmontgomery | Mar 20, 2020

Is pursuing a degree really worth all the money and effort? Many have started to question the value of pursuing a degree after high school due to rising cost of college tuition, the issue of underemployment post college graduation, and the fact that only 27% of people in the U.S. are working in a job… Read more »

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Résumé -Word Choice Matters!

By aturnermoore | Mar 12, 2020

Many of us think about résumé’s when it’s time to apply for a job or a scholarship. There is so much information that goes into résumés and there is also a great deal of information that shouldn’t be in a résumé. Keep reading to see my personal tips about résumés. What is a résumé? Great… Read more »

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Community College is not a Dirty Word

By swegmiller | Mar 5, 2020

Are you a parent thinking community college is fine—as long as it’s not where your student will attend? Students, do you think less of your peers if they attend community college? Face it, whether we like it or not, there is a stigma about attending a two-year college.   It’s time to change the idea that… Read more »

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Why Does Personality Type Matter When Choosing a Career?

By kmontgomery | Feb 28, 2020

The internet is booming with articles about how Gen-Zers will transform the workforce. This will happen as they bring their technology talents and desires for financial security to their workplace. Blair Decembrele’s article, “The Job-Hopping Generation: Young Professionals on the Move,” suggests that Gen-Zers are three times more likely to change jobs than people from… Read more »

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Get Started on Career Exploration

By jjamison | Feb 20, 2020

Career Exploration:  Action Items to Get Started! Students, do you feel like your parents control everything?  Are you looking for ways to test the waters in your future?  The best way to start is to just start! You will probably need help.  Ask your parents.  A crazy thought.  Believe it or not, they had a… Read more »

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Why Career Exploration?

By jjamison | Feb 13, 2020

Do You Want to save TIME, MONEY & ANXIETY?  Then keep on reading.  What do you want to be when you grow up?  …. Relatively harmless question, but for some it causes a lot of stress.  Which ultimately leads to putting off the question or not really thinking about it.  Before anyone has a panic… Read more »

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Tap Into Your Talents

By aturnermoore | Feb 6, 2020

We often talk about middle and high school being the times to start habits for being successful in school, looking into careers, and making a routine. These years are also a great time to start discovering what you are good at, or your talents. One of Meriam-Webster’s definitions of talent is “1. A.) A special… Read more »

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A Secret to College Success: Awesome Academic Advising

By swegmiller | Jan 31, 2020

Coordinator of Advising and Assessment—my first position after completing graduate school. At Edison Community College in Piqua, Ohio, I trained faculty advisors to work in the Advising Center. These expert advisors could explain a variety of options and possibilities for every student. They knew about every program offered at the college.  Like today, students struggled… Read more »

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