Archive: Dec 2017

Student Success

Student Success — Giving Back

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

Black Elk said, “Everything the power of the world does is done in a circle.” Your education is part of that…

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Student Success — Self-Care

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

Life is full of big and small stresses, often simultaneously. Stress can come as a result of trauma, burnout, compassion fatigue,…

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Student Success

2017-19 Native Pathways to College Bridge Program Grantees

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

In the spring of 2017, the College Fund awarded four tribal college and university grantees $50,000 each for two consecutive…

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Student Success — Managing Your Time as Student

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

Time Management  “Why don’t these people hurry up and order their coffee?! Don’t they know I have an exam in…

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Money Management — Making Common Cents

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

When tasked with the responsibility of clothing and feeding family, paying bills, keeping the car fueled and running,…

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Career Advice — How to Develop a Career Plan

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

Work is part of life. A career is a more substantial way of thinking about your employment path. That is…

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Career Advice — Résumés and Cover Letters

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

Résumés Why Create a Résumé? You must create a résumé to apply for a job. This document is crucial to…

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Student Success

Career Advice — Professional Etiquette

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

Professional etiquette Professional etiquette is not just knowing what to discuss during a business dinner or how to address…

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Student Success

Career Advice — Interviewing Tips

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

Congratulations, you scored a job interview! Now what? The interview is your opportunity to show a potential employer how great…

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Inside the College Fund

Denver and Native Organizations Feed 300 American Indians at Annual Denver Elder’s Dinner

By Amita Manandhar - December 15, 2017

The American Indian College Fund honored Native American elders Theresa Halsey of the Lakota Tribe and Isaac Wak Wak…

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Inside the College Fund

#Indigetern Native Student Intern Stories

By Amita Manandhar - December 14, 2017

#Indigetern is our new campaign to highlight stories and reflections of Native students who have interned in businesses, organizations, agencies,…

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Student Success

Good Luck on Finals, Pathways Students!

By Amita Manandhar - December 14, 2017

We know finals are a stressful time for college students—we’ve all been there! But we also know you CAN do…

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Inside the College Fund

From Student Intern to College Fund Employee: Cassandra’s Journey

By Amita Manandhar - December 14, 2017

Harden representing the American Indian College Fund’s Restorative Teachings TCU ECE Initiative during a recent site-visit to grantee site…

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Our Programs

SEEDS- Environmental Stewardship is an Inherit Right, Responsibility

By Kendra Teague - December 6, 2017

By Kendra Teague, program administrator for the American Indian College Fund’s SEEDS program. “Patricia Monture-Angus (Mohawk) contends that Indigenous nationhood is…

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Student Success

Career Advice — Thank You Letters

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

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President's Blog

Racial Slur by President Trump Not Acceptable

By Amita Manandhar - December 4, 2017

As the President of the American Indian College Fund I share that we have nothing but pride and…

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Student Success

Career Advice — Recommendation Letters

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

You will often be asked to provide professional letters of recommendation or a list of people to be contacted in…

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