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2021: A Time to Become Mindful

Uncategorized Jan 28, 2021

In 2011, as I became increasingly aware of students' distractions in my classrooms, I started searching for answers. I watched as many bright and capable students were flailing, but not because of cognitive issues. I started searching for ways to help these young collegians. In looking for the causes, what I found was a mess, a variety of culprits from sketchy home and personal lives, to inadequate food, shelter, and textbook funds, to new devices and technology vying for the attention...

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STUDENTS-FYI: TImely.MD

Uncategorized Jan 27, 2021

Timely.MD is partnering with colleges & universities to provide better health care for students. See if your institution partners with Timely.MD so you may take care of your health and well-being, both physical and mental.  When physically ill or experiencing mental distress, a student may contact this amazing service for help.

 

From the TimelyMD website:

"TimelyMD is the only student-first tele-health provider that offers a complete care solution for campus...

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COLLEGE STUDENTS: Time Management is KEY!

Uncategorized Jul 19, 2020

All students have the exact amount of time; in fact, everyone on the planet has the same 24 hours per day and 168 hours per week.  However, some students go to class every day, study for hours, keep up with their assignments, and make their grades, all while maintaining strong social connections and participating in extracurricular activities.  Others don't fare as well.  These students are not in control of their time, and they lose track of assignments, due dates, etc. They...

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Starting to College Soon? Learn to Manage Your Time

Uncategorized Jul 19, 2020

 

Thanks to Dartmouth for the inclusive list of time management tips for college/university students.

https://students.dartmouth.edu/academic-skills/learning-resources/time-management-tips

Learn more about the importance of TIME MANAGEMENT as a college freshman. 

Be COLLEGE STRONG!  Enroll NOW!

 

Photo credit:  Harry Sandhu

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COLLEGE STUDENTS: Employers are Looking for Soft Skills

Uncategorized Jul 17, 2020
 Hard skills – the abilities students learn in college to take into a job – are important, but 92% of HR professionals say that soft skills matter as much or more, according to 5,000-plus survey responses in the LinkedIn Global Talent Trends 2019 report.

In interviews with higher education and HR professionals, these soft skills emerged as essential to employers:

  • Leadership.
  • Teamwork.
  • Communication skills.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Flexibility and...
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Be Aware of Screen Time

Uncategorized Jul 17, 2020

Thanks to writer Nick Hazelrigg and Inside Higher Ed for the article below.

https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2019/07/10/survey-shows-nearly-half-students-distracted-technology

 

Photo credit:  William Hook

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Get to Know Your College Roommate...before you move in together!

Uncategorized Jul 17, 2020

https://www.signupgenius.com/college/roommates-get-to-know-you-questions.cfm

 

Thanks to signupgenius.com for the article.

Photo credit:  Marcus Loke

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