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  • Tip for Choosing a Major: Study What You Love

    Jul 23, 2013 • Kaila Braley • College TipsRead More »
    Tip for Choosing a Major: Study What You Love

    I always thought I would be a teacher. For career day in second grade, I dressed up in a denim jumper and glasses, the way my teacher dressed. When I did an independent study senior year of high school, I worked with a fourth grade class at an elementary school down the street. I was [&hellip...

  • College Professor Office Hours: Making Your Worst Subject Your Best

    Jul 5, 2013 • Sarah Teczar • College TipsRead More »
    College Professor Office Hours: Making Your Worst Subject Your Best

    Utilizing professor office hours can clear up confusion and turn your worst subject into your best — or at least make it more tolerable. Here is why you shouldn't be shy, and some tips on taking the best approach for visiting...

  • How to Balance a College Social Life and a College Education

    Jun 24, 2013 • Hareem Shafi • College TipsRead More »
    How to Balance a College Social Life and a College Education

    College: a brand new frontier, brimming with possibilities. When I started college I was armed with two suitcases, my favorite books, and ideas of what college had in store for me. “The whole package,” everyone said. “That’s what you have to look forward to. Friends, freedom, and an excellent education.” After two weeks of being [&hellip...

  • Utilize Office Hours to Develop Professor Student Relationships

    Jun 19, 2013 • Leeann Sullivan • College TipsRead More »
    Utilize Office Hours to Develop Professor Student Relationships

    College is an awesome place to meet people who will support both your academic success and personal development. In this vein, professor student relationships can be some of the most fulfilling relationships made during college years, and office hours are the perfect time to get to know your teachers one on one. Professors are not [&hellip...