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The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 10.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

How the Financially Responsible Student Pays for School

Justine Kay | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Justine Kay

Financial literacy is tough to learn, especially right before the most fun time of your life, but you have to at least learn the basics.

Time for Today's Lesson: Learn How to Ask Questions, Seek Answers

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.01.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I am often asked how students today differ from those of decades past. I don't have any profound answer born of years of observation, but one thing seems to stand out.

The 5 New Semester Resolutions Every College Student Needs

CampusSplash | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

College is a unique experience that gets started over and over and over again until you finally arrive at your graduation day. You have the chance to learn, grow and even make mistakes that will add value to your experience.

Non-Instructional Instruction: Not a Moment to Waste

Larry Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Larry Strauss

As it turns out, those 'no teaching required' days at the end of the school year can end up being some of the best opportunities to teach our students -- when they are least expecting it.

Post Semester Stress Disorder

Michael N. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael N. Smith

The sound you hear are sighs of relief (at least, crying in some cases). School employees are in full exhale-mode. The semester is winding down. The...