Articles by Natalie Pezzenti

Small Colleges Often Offer Big Rewards

Large, popular colleges have a certain allure to them, but you may find that a smaller school offers the most advantages for you.  Read More…

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Take Advantage of an Under-the-Radar Resource: Your College Counselor

While counselors are always there to offer aid to troubled students and most people may think this is the only part of a their job description, this is simply not the case. College counselors provide a variety of services that students often do not realize or take advantage of.  Read More…

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You May Not Live on Campus, but That Doesn't Mean You Can't Get Involved

Community colleges offer a wide variety of campus activities in order to forge a cohesive student body, and encourage leadership and growth.  Read More…

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Studying Abroad in Non-English-Speaking Countries Growing More Popular

So you’ve made the choice to leave your university for a semester or two and venture out into an unknown culture. In addition to getting used to a new place and new food, you have to get used to something else: a new language. But don’t worry—a record number of American college students like you are recognizing that international study is an essential part of preparing for a successful career in a global world and are becoming more adventurous as they choose to study abroad in non-English-speaking destinations.   Read More…

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Career Spotlight: Band Director

Take a look at why one high school band director chose the career path she did

Kathleen Dishion, band director at Adams Central Community Schools in Monroe, Indiana, shares her insight and experiences in the world of teaching with us. From her days in her high school marching band to teaching grades 5–12 now, she says  Read More…

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Business Etiquette: Avoid the Temptation of Office Gossip

Learn effective ways to fit in with co-workers and present yourself professionally by avoiding the temptation of office gossip.  Read More…

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Natalie Pezzenti is a staff editor for CollegeView.com. Natalie writes extensively on the topic of undergraduate studies and the college search process.