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Learning how to sell yourself successfully: The art of a good scholarship application
by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang It is easy to sell yourself short and think you aren’t smart enough, hard working enough, or overall good enough to receive a scholarship, but that is 100% not true. If you have an academic goal in mind and work hard towards it, it is highly likely that there […]
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Healthy Relationships Start with Healthy Communication by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
Healthy and constructive communication skills are not innate. If we are fortunate, we grow up in an environment with confident parents and clear non-judgmental communication. Unfortunately, that is not the case for most of us. We usually end up learning we need to work on our communication and relationship skills later in life. So, what […]
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Improve your Relationships: Healthy Communication Strategies with Jill Gillbert on Tuesday, February 26th at 6pm
Friendships comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. The third event in our Valuable Life Skills Student Speaker Series we will be discussing the impact of our relationships style and that of others on overall quality of life and academic performance. Relationships can provide support, care, encouragement, and opportunities for growth. Or, relationships can cause […]
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Should I stay or should I go? Tips on adding/dropping courses by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
It happens to even the most planned and studios of students. There comes a point in our academic career when we are faced with potentially having to adjust our course schedule by adding or dropping a course part way through the semester. I was usually pretty good with planning out my schedule in advance and […]
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Overcoming Scary Standardized Exams by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
I remember when I wrote my GRE. It was the most stressful exam of my life. The first time I took it, I wasn’t worried at all since I had no idea what to expect. I was smart and I was sure that I would score decently. Wow! I totally misjudged the exam.  First, you […]