Mental Health & Well-Being

Course Assistance

*Potential video with advisors reviewing tips & tricks/student success*

  • Talk to the instructor and teaching assistant
    How to Speak to Faculty & TAs:
    • Identify how you would like to reach out (email/set up in-person or virtual appointment)
    • Know what you want from the conversation
    • Identify your motivations
    • Follow-up, get documentation
  • Form a study group
  • Dissecting your Syllabus
    • Where are office hours?
    • What is the grading scale?
    • Will there be a curve?
    • What is the best means of communication?
    • Test/Assignment dates
  • What to do if you fail a test
    Assess the situation and what is in your control.
    • Did you go to REACH?
    • Did you study with a friend or in a group?
    • Did you review your test materials?
    • Did you contact your professor?
    • Did you discuss your flight plan with your academic counselor?
  • Things to remember
    • Having difficulty (personal, academic) is normal in college.
    • If stress is affecting your daily life, REACH OUT!
    • Course repeats happen, talk to your academic counselor about options.
    • Switching your major is normal. Make sure you try your hardest before you do!

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