• Self-Advocacy 101: Professors and You!

    Self-Advocacy 101: Professors and You!

    (written with the support of Taryn Cooper, M.A.) The most important lesson a person will ever learn is how to communicate their needs in any given situation. Communication is a skill that is constantly being practiced, so keep in mind that there are no right or wrong ways to figuring out what works for you! […]

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  • Redefining Failure

    Redefining Failure

    The Spring 2023 semester has just wrapped up. Maybe you had a great semester; if so, congratulations! Maybe you had a less-than-great semester; if so, congratulations! Have I confused you? Let me explain. In addition to my role in the division of student success, I’m a mom. I read to my children all the time, […]

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  • Tips for Self-Care

    Tips for Self-Care

    Self-care is a popular word these days. So, what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear it? If you’d asked me years ago about self-care, I would have said words like time off, getting my hair done, or going to the spa. Today, self-care is so much more. According to Everyday Health, […]

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  • Learn How to Maximize Your Summer as a College Student

    Learn How to Maximize Your Summer as a College Student

    Whether you are attending college for the first time or a returning student, there are numerous ways to prepare for college during the summer break. With all summer’s fun and joy, there should also be some proactive planning for your academic studies during this time. Follow these tips during the summer to prepare for the […]

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  • Discovering Your “WHY” in College

    Discovering Your “WHY” in College

    People sometimes ask us, or we ask ourselves, “WHY” are you doing “WHAT?”. For some, it is easy to identify “WHAT” we want to do. Some of you want to become lawyers, others want to become doctors, and some have no idea “WHAT” they want to do. Part of being in college is exploring your […]

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  • The Benefits of Imposter Syndrome

    The Benefits of Imposter Syndrome

    Imposter syndrome. I typed this into a Google search and returned 10,900,000 results in less than 0.49 seconds. Chances are, you’ve heard the term before and maybe you would even venture to say you’ve experienced imposter syndrome. You’re not alone; there are suggestions that as much as 82% of the population has experienced imposter feelings […]

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