Terri Williams

Terri Williams

Business/education/lifestyle writer

Terri has an extensive and versatile writing portfolio. Her clients include USA Today, Yahoo!, U.S. News & World Report, Investopedia, The Economist, The San Francisco Chronicle, and GoodCall.

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About.com: Students with Weak Soft Skills Less Likely to Complete College

While cognitive skills – such as the ability to read, write, and perform basic math problems – are important for success . . .

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About.com: Using a Laptop in Class: Faster But Not Smarter

Typing notes allows you to move faster, and therefore, capture more information - but that may not be a good. When students . . .

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How College Students (and Grads) Can Gain Strategic Thinking Skills

Strategic thinking ranks high on almost every employer’s list of desirable traits. For example, recruiters in a Bloomberg . . .

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About.com: Recognizing a Legitimate College Honor Society

One way to evaluate the legit- imacy of an honor society is to look at its history. “Legitimate honor societies have a long . . .

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About.com: Exercise Can Improve Your Academic Performance

You already know that regular exercise is important for con- trolling weight and avoiding . . .

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About.com: How to Write an Outstanding College Application Essay

The college application essay is an essential part of the admis- sions process. However, when Prompt.com reviewed