Student Resources

Below are some important skills all students need to know. Please click on the links to find out more.

If there is a skill you wish you know more about please let us know at chsadvising@appstate.edu.

 

Calculating Your GPA

Knowing how to calculate your GPA is an important skill as many majors have GPA requirements and there is a 2.0 GPA requirement for graduation. The following links provide simple instructions on how to calculate your GPA. GPA calculations can also be done in your Degree Works page.

Composing Your Resume

Your resume is one of the first items many employers will see. To help you make a positive impression, the links below offer steps and tips on how to format, and what to include in, your resume.

 

Composing Your Cover Letter

When applying to almost any position, a cover letter is needed. Here are some tips on how to create a cover letter that will set you apart from the rest.

 

Thank You Notes

A simple “thank you” goes a long way. The links below provide sample thank you notes as well as explanations of when to send a thank you note.

 

Professional E-mail Communication

E-mail is the main form of communication both in the business world and in your higher education experience. Often times, you never see a person face-to-face, making all someone knows about you what you include in your e-mails. Use the links below to learn more about how to communicate professionally and effectively through e-mail.

 

How to Maximize Your Advising Appointment

We offer advisors to help you through almost any situation. Everything from admission, to course schedules our advisors are trained to assist with.  You have a role to play too. Check out some resources on how YOU can help get the most out of your advising appointments.