The best way to prepare for an interview is by doing mock interviews. Phone interviews, in particular, can be the most awkward and stressful part of the application process. There are no social cues, body language or facial expressions to read. Then there’s the awkward talking-over-each other-because-we-don’t-have-the-aforementioned-cues thing happening. Don’t let the phone interview be... Continue Reading →
Since I began working in higher education, and this applies to pretty much any career field, I have noticed that there are constantly challenges to be tackled. Whether it's student retention, high D/F/W rates in STEM classes, students not reading their emails or the ongoing student debt crisis - there are always problems that need... Continue Reading →
Once you get to college, the primary method of communication with any college professional, from your advisor to your professor, will be done via email. Some might actually prefer you email them as opposed to coming by in person. Think of it as the college version of the why call when you can text movement! As such, it is important that you know how to properly communicate via email.
It’s no secret that college courses can be tough. Long gone are the days when you didn’t have to study, or even pick up a book, to do well in class. Too often I meet with freshmen who earned straight A’s in high school and are now barely passing. Aside from being upset, they’re also... Continue Reading →
Let’s get right to the point. To be successful in college (define success however you wish), you have to have a certain skill set. Let’s call it the College 101 Starter Kit. I won’t beat around the bush: there are FOUR essential tools in this starter kit that you’ll need. 1) Time Management Okay, don’t... Continue Reading →