Tips for Student-Faculty Communication

As each semester begins, students and faculty establish a collaborative relationship based on the common goal of student learning.  One aspect of this relationship, as with any relationship or collaboration, is communication.  Key elements of effective communication are clarity, mutual respect, and listening. Below are a few tips for students that will be helpful when...
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4 Vital Tips for Transfer Students

Well you did it… you made the decision to transfer schools and are set to start at your new college or university. There are hundreds of reasons to change schools, but no matter the reason, you are the “new kid” all over again, and it can be very easy to feel overwhelmed in the process...
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Tips for Studying: Study to Teach

Note cards. Highlighting. Reading the book over and over again. All of these are great study tools but they don’t guarantee you will actually learn. My best study tip for students is this – “study to teach”.  Ask yourself this question – if your instructor invited you to teach his class the next day, would...
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