Now more than ever, organisations expect you to have a professional resume and winning cover letter. These should arguably be ready even before you start your next job search!
Use these resume & cover letter resources to help in your journey. They’ve helped other students emphasize their achievements in each of their roles rather than the tasks they did.
10 Top Tips for Studying
Use the following 10 tips to as a guide for study success, and remember the ACAP team are here to help guide you throughout your studies.
A place where you feel comfortable and can avoid interruption will help you to focus and absorb the material. Switch off your phone, and let the rest of your household know this is your time.
It can be tempting to be caught up in the excitement of a new course and take on too much in your first term. Be realistic about the time you have to commit to study. Start small and build up. Taking on too much too soon can lead to feeling overwhelmed.
What are you expecting of yourself in this course? Have you allowed yourself room to adjust and build your skills?
Read along the way and make use of your Readings Pack. You will find yourself better prepared for your assessments.
Start your assessments early to leave yourself enough time to revise your work and avoid a last minute panic.
If you are unsure about something, or do not understand what an assessment is asking, clarify this with your educator.
The library has thousands of resources for on and off campus students, these are more reliable than websites and should be your first port of call.
When you finish an assessment, do a final check to ensure that you have met all the marking criteria and answered the question.
A first draft is not a final draft. Always proof read your work prior to submitting.
If you need help, seek help. There is no need to feel alone, see the Student Services section for information on the help available to you.