April 19th, 2005

a term/b term/full term

hmmm i'm feeling kinda retarded.. but how do u know if the class is offered in A term/B term or full term in the summer? i'm a freshman, so i have absolutely no clue.. altho my friends told me just to "check it out".. but man.. i cannot find anything... so can anyone help me? thx in advance... x_X

oh btw, which is better? Take a class in A term or in the full term?? o.o??


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So what's the deal with being able to change a class to S/NS so late in the quarter? It seems to good to be true. Do you have to have the instructors permission or something? Is it highly frowned upon?

PS: I want to do it for a 2 credit class, that has nothing to do with my major...will it still look bad?

Career Center Resume Services

I recently used the Career Center to improve and re-focus my current resume and I wanted to share how much they helped out. I've heard a lot of negative things about their resume services from my friends, and I now feel that most of what I've heard is unjustified. I think the biggest problem is that you need to go in knowing what you need help with and then you need to tell the student workers at the front desk exactly what you need so there's no confusion.

If you already have a resume, I recommend calling and scheduling an appointment with one of the "professionals" rather than walking in like I originally did. They have students helping with walk-ins, and the "peer advisor" who sat down with me to look at my resume was totally clueless. He might have been able to help someone out who had never written a resume before, but he was really struggling with the questions I asked him.

After I realized the peer advisor wasn't going to be so helpful, I then scheduled a meeting with one of the professional advisors (Vic Snyder). For my meeting, I brought in a copy of my resume and told him exactly what field I wanted to go into when I graduated. He spent the next 50 minutes going over every miniscule detail of my resume with me and showed me how to highlight job related experience I never knew I had. Anyway, I thought my resume was good before, but it's so much better now. And I still plan on going back to have it edited one more time.

The Career Center charges once you graduate, so everyone who's graduating soon should get help while you're still a student and it's free.

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I need some NW credit that is easy, no bio or physics etc. So has anyone taken Ess 106, the volcanoes course? Just wondering what the class was like. And if anyone else has suggestions for other easy fun NW credit classes. thanks!

Third annual Iron Chef!!

For those of you who live in the residence halls, I would like to invite you to the third anual UW Iron Chef competition. This year, there will be three teams of four (students!!) battling it out to prepare the best two course meal (main dish and dessert) utilizing the secret ingredient (revieled at the competition itself). The event will take place at the Triple 'S' station in Eleven 01 (located in the Terry/Lander complex on South campus) tomorrow, April 20 from 5 pm to 7 pm. We have a very dynamic MC this year, and a very diverse juding panel. After the judges have sampled what the teams create, tasting will be opened up to the crowd. Come on down, bring some friends, and have a great time!!

That's tomorrow, April 20, from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Triple 'S' station in Eleven 01.