Crosby Blog

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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When Waiting Hurts

By kmontgomery | Jan 23, 2020

Are you a student who is thinking about going to college, but not sure when you should start planning, or what steps are involved in planning for college? If you said yes, to any of this, then you should keep reading. Early awareness can be the key to future success. When I was a senior… Read more »

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New Semester, New Goals!

By aturnermoore | Jan 9, 2020

The New Year is a time where many people make vows to change old habits and make better choices. Now is a great time to reflect on last semester and look at what worked and what didn’t. It may be time to make new habits or goals. The first step in making new habits/goals for… Read more »

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..And it begins!

By jjamison | Jan 2, 2020

Today marks the beginning of the Iredell Crosby Weekly Blog. It really only marks the official beginning of the written blog on our website. I don’t know about you, but I have been writing a blog in my head for years. Have you ever been in a dental or medical office waiting room and someone… Read more »

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