"You don't want to get discouraged and you don't want that to come out in any of your application materials," Poppleton said. "It's easy, if you're not getting the result, to get discouraged and then maybe your cover letters have a little bit more bite to them because you're frustrated or you stop tailoring your resume to the position. It's very easy for [human resources] professionals to see that."
Case Western Reserve University's administration and orientation leaders are hoping to relieve future international students of these worries. This is because of the biggest addition to the orientation process: a four-day session dedicated entirely to incoming international students. The International Student Orientation (ISO) is slated for Aug. 13-16, with the traditional August summer session following from the 16-18.
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You've worked your butt off for the past four or more years, and it is finally time for graduation. Your gown has been purchased, you're finishing up finals, and you may even have a job already. But with the joys of graduation come the frustrations of the expenses associated with living on your own, paying student loans, and holding down a job.
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"It will be a key tool in the future, as it allows the Finance Committee to more closely monitor and assess the events conducted by recognized student organizations," Weber said.