Beyond Dorm Decor: College Level Academics
Students constantly hear “college is not like high school” but it doesn’t really sink in. What exactly does that mean? How is it different and WHY is it different? Understanding what's expected and the reason behind it can help students prepare for the transition.
A Prof’s Manifesto on Paper Planners in a High-Tech World
With every passing year since returning to teaching in 2007, I saw more and more students struggling to complete their schoolwork.
Getting Along With Your College Roommate
These days, colleges and social media do a lot to assure that compatible freshman can find each other when it comes time to pick a roommate.
Ratemyprofessors(.com), Registration, & Drop/Add with Coursicle
Here is how to use the Coursicle app to get a better schedule using the Drop/Add option at most colleges and universities.
An Introduction to the planner by its creator, Prof. Ginny Horan
Find out more about the Centered Student Planner with a video from it's creator, Prof. Ginny Horan
Hey Student, Here's How To Use Your Planner!
Most people are visual learners so "seeing" what they need to do, written in a planner, helps them remember.
Don't give yourself choices you don't actually have!
You already MADE the decision so follow through.
An Essay is like a Krabby Patty
If you are a student whose heart sinks when you hear the word essay, take heart. The key to writing a strong essay is to remember that it is like a krabby patty.
The Ups and Downs of Young Love
College is where you will make very deep friendships that will sustain you far more than any romance, so focus on your friends as much as you can.