Facing a struggle and not sure where to find help? Check on these tips for dealing with common struggles faced by students, from trouble with classes to roommate issues.
- Consulting with FacultyTake every opportunity to have one-on-one, face-to-face conversations and build personal relationships with faculty members. Here’s why and how. Learn more. Speaking with faculty can give you a chance… Continue reading Consulting with Faculty
- Conducting Study Group MeetingsTo run an effective study group you should establish the logistics of your meetings and practical strategies for learning the material as a group. For Specific Peer Group Study Techniques,… Continue reading Conducting Study Group Meetings
- Understand Your GradesIf you are looking at your transcript and wondering what certain notations mean, here is a good place to start. If you’re interested in figuring out a projected Grade Point Average… Continue reading Understand Your Grades
Prioritize Health and Wellness
Well-being is the journey we take, one step and one choice at a time, to care for ourselves. It’s how we appraise and feel about our lives, including success in school and all other aspects. It’s personal, family and friends, community, and beyond.
Collaborating with Peers
Joining or forming a study group environment provides you with an opportunity to engage in a more in-depth discussion about course material. When you work in groups, you have the opportunity to explain concepts, discuss ideas, disagree with one another, and reason through why one person’s answer is different than yours.
“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; On purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.”—Jon Kabat-Zinn