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12 College Experiences Your Resume Needs

With the Career Fair coming up on February 11th, many students are looking at the possibility of jobs or internships. Whether you are getting ready to graduate or just getting started, today’s infographic shows some great ways to make yourself more appealing to potential employers.

12 college experiences you resume needs

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Thursday Tip of the Day

Tomorrow, Friday November 14th, by 4:30pm is the last day to withdraw from a class and receive a “W” on your transcript. After tomorrow, withdrawn classes will receive a failing grade.

Calendar for the Week of 11/10/2014 to 11/16/2014

Week of Events to Honor Veterans
The University of Maine will recognize veterans with a week of ceremonies, presentations, and panel discussions. The activities, which are coordinated by the UMaine Office of Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) and UMaine Veterans Association, will begin Monday, Nov 10 at noon with an opening ceremony on the mall.

Monday, November 10
The Tutor Program is offering Drop-in Tutoring, located in the Tutor Program classroom on the first floor of the library (between the Research Consultation Area and the Writing Center classroom).  Check out their website for more information and the full schedule.  
Drop-in Tutoring for Monday:
12pm-1pm – MAT 115
2pm-4pm – PHY 122
4pm-5pm – PSY 100
5pm-7pm – MAT 228

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday during the semester the Department of Modern Languages and Classics offers the opportunity to practice conversations in other languages.  It is located in Little Hall, Room 207 and is open to anyone who wants to have conversations in the specific language.
12pm-1pm – French Table

Tuesday, November 11
Drop-in Tutoring for Tuesday:
11am-12pm – CHY 121
2pm-3pm – SMS 100
4pm-6pm – BIO 100

Wednesday, November 12
Drop-in Tutoring for Wednesday:
9am-10am – PHY 121
10am-11am – AST 109
11pm-12pm – SMS 100
1pm-2pm – BIO 100
2pm-3pm – PHY 121
4pm-5pm – PHY 111

ML&C
12pm-1pm – German Table

Thursday, November 13
Drop-in Tutoring for Thursday:
10am-11am – CHY 121
1pm-2pm – MAT 232
3pm-4pm -PSY 100
4pm-6pm – BIO 100

ML&C
12pm-1pm – Spanish Table

Friday, November 14
Today by 4:30pm is the last day to withdraw from a class and receive a “W” grade. Classes withdrawn after this date will receive a failing grade.

If other events turn up, we will be sure to update the calendar. Have a great week!

Stress and Health for Students

Stress is inevitable. However, sometimes people don’t realize how stressed they really are! Today’s infographic discusses stress in college students, how it effects them, and some tips on maintaining healthy stress levels.

Stress and Health for Students

Discussion Board Etiquette

With so many classes occurring online these days, the use of internet discussion boards is becoming more and more common. In fact, even traditional classes often incorporate technology into their classes, allowing students and professors alike to communicate on the web. Today’s infographic focuses on some tips to make sure you get the most out of your online communications.

Discussion Board Etiquette

Don’t Freak Over Finals

In honor of final’s next week, here’s an infographic dedicated to finals and stress. Some stress is good, but too much stress can actually hinder your ability to get work done. So don’t be afraid to relax a little bit and enjoy a break from all that studying! Remember to get lots of rest, and good luck from everyone here at the CLAS Advising Center!

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Thursday Tip of the Day

Fogler Library’s extended hours have started and will continue through the end of finals. So, get studying!

Calendar for the Week of 1/20/2014 to 1/26/2014

Even though it is not until next week, remember that next Monday, January 27, is the last day to drop a class and receive a full refund.

Monday, January 20
Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! In honor of MLK Jr., there are no classes today.

Tuesday, January 21
Signups for Small Group Tutoring at the Tutor Program begins today.  The Tutor Program is also offering Drop-in Tutoring, located in the Tutor Program classroom on the first floor of the library (between the Research Consultation Area and the Writing Center classroom).  Check out their website for more information and the full schedule.
Drop-in Tutoring for Tuesday:
8am-10am – Tutor Program – Study Skills Help Sessions
11am-1pm – COS 140
1pm-2pm – BUA 201/202
2pm-3pm – PSY 241/245
3pm-5pm – BIO 100
6pm-7:30pm – PSY 100

ML&C:
12pm-1pm – Russian Table – Bring your lunch and join in the conversations

Wednesday, January 22
Drop-in Tutoring for Wednesday:
10am-11am – SOC 101
11am-12pm – AST 109
12-pm-1pm – MAT 115
1pm-2pm – BUA 201/202
7:30pm-9pm – BUA 201/202

ML&C
12pm-1pm – German Table – Feel free to bring your lunch and join in the conversations

Thursday, January 23
Drop-in Tutoring for Thursday:
8am-9am – CHY 121
9am-10am – MAT 126/127
10am-11am – SOC 101
1pm-2pm – BUA 201/202
2pm-3pm – MAT 115
3pm-5pm – BIO 100

Friday, January 24
Drop-in Tutoring for Friday:
9am-10am – PSY 100
10am-12pm – FSN 101
12pm-2pm – PHY 121/122

If other events turn up, we will be sure to update the calendar. Have a great week!

Thursday Tip of the Day

Any and all students who have their registration pin are now able to enroll in classes for the spring semester!

Thursday Tip of the Day

Attend classes that are on your Wait List so you don’t get behind. Enrolled students often drop courses opening space for the Wait List!