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5 Study Hacks for College

Posted: August 15, 2018 10:30:00 AM CDT

5 Study Hacks for College

The start of fall semester is right around the corner at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. We are here to remind you that studying doesn’t have to be as hard if you can study smarter. Nothing can beat hard work, but there are many methods to simplify your study approach—and every tip helps to improve time management and efficiency. It’s true: not all study methods found online will work for every person. Studying is a process that comes with a bit of trial and error....

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Choosing an Online Program That Is Right for You

Posted: August 7, 2018 12:00:00 PM CDT

Choosing an Online Program That Is Right for You

The thought of beginning a college degree program, whether on campus or online, can be slightly intimidating. Whether you’re a first-year student, going back to finish your bachelor’s degree, or thinking about a master’s program, there are many things to consider as you make your decision. It’s important to assess your situation in each of the following areas: Commitment to Graduation: What are your future plans? What is your desire to be in college? How will you...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

Personalizing Online Program Recruitment at UNK

Posted: July 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

Personalizing Online Program Recruitment at UNK

When choosing an online program, students ensure they’ll gain the expertise needed for the career they want—but it’s not all they consider before applying. Prospective online students today also want a personalized, streamlined, and supportive experience from their university—from the time they first reach out for information until their graduation. They want personal connections and a sense of community—even if they can’t set foot on campus. At the...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Interview Success Tips

Posted: July 25, 2018 1:00:00 PM CDT

Interview Success Tips

Now that you’ve perfected your resume and cover letter, it’s time to start preparing for the next stage—interviews. It is your job to convince the employer that you have the skills, knowledge, and motivation to hold the position and be effective. To help you get closer to that job offer, here are some tips from the University of Nebraska at Kearney that you should keep in mind: Before the Interview Use Google Alerts Keep up with the company’s activity so you’re...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: eCampus, General

How to Write a Convincing Cover Letter

Posted: July 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM CDT

How to Write a Convincing Cover Letter

Dear Applicant: Your cover letter can make or break your chances of getting the job. Scary, right? The good news is that you don’t have to be a professional writer to create a great cover letter. You do need to be mindful of what employers want to know, and how best to present that information to generate a positive connection and response. These tips from the University of Nebraska at Kearney can guide you in developing an effective cover letter that increases your chances of getting...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Resume Do's and Don'ts

Posted: July 11, 2018 9:15:00 AM CDT

Resume Do's and Don'ts

When you’re ready to apply for jobs, every aspect of your application needs to be in line—especially your resume. Along with a cover letter, your resume acts as a first impression and deciding factor in whether you land an interview. There are many tips and resources for creating a strong resume, which has to be more than just a list of what you can do, where you’ve attended college, or former positions you’ve held. Because employers may be going through piles of...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

New Name for Student Affairs Online Master’s Program

Posted: July 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

New Name for Student Affairs Online Master’s Program

To expand the reach of its online master’s program in student affairs, the University of Nebraska at Kearney has renamed the program as the M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Student Affairs. The name change reflects the program’s applicability to a wider range of prospective students—those who may not already be in the field of student affairs but who want to make a difference for students in a college setting. The online master’s degree program helps professionals gain a...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Day in the Life of a Recruitment Technology Professional

Posted: June 26, 2018 11:00:00 AM CDT

Day in the Life of a Recruitment Technology Professional

In technology and communication, the trends are always changing. That’s what makes Dylan Munson’s job as a recruitment technology associate at eCampus so exciting—finding effective strategies that help recruit online students for the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Munson earned a degree in multimedia from UNK and began his position at eCampus earlier this year. We asked him to describe how his degree and skills match up with his new career on campus. Q: What sparked your...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

6 Easy Ways to Create a Professional Social Presence

Posted: June 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

6 Easy Ways to Create a Professional Social Presence

It’s no secret that your first face-to-face interaction with someone isn’t always the true “first” impression. Today, we often make first impressions via social media. Although many personal questions cannot be asked in a job interview, future employers can often find the answers just by taking a peek at your Facebook or Insta profile—who you’re friends with, articles or companies you’ve liked, and even your political views and relationship...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

Sacrificing for studies: a tribute to parents of college students

Posted: June 11, 2018 12:00:00 PM CDT

Sacrificing for studies: a tribute to parents of college students

Behind every successful college student at the University of Nebraska at Kearney—whether on campus or online—is a group of supportive people who understand what it means to earn a degree. Often, these people are the students’ parents, who would sacrifice anything for the sake of their children’s education. Such is the story of Constancio and Maria Guadalupe Perales, who moved from Mexico to the United States in the hopes of creating a better life for their four...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

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