Academic Coaching Blog

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As an academic coach, I often hear students expressing concerns over not having the motivation or drive to complete their class work. With the shift to online learning for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, it is more important than ever for students to stay motivated academically. Online learning, especially when you are not required to “attend” a virtual lecture during the regularly scheduled class time, requires…


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On one hand, working from home seems like the ideal circumstance: you can avoid congested commutes, work at your own pace, and insulate yourself from distracting peers. However, on the other hand, working from home also presents several unique challenges for college students. Traveling to classes, stopping for a bite to eat with friends, and interacting with professors provides structure to our days and communal…


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In an effort to maintain social distancing and continue to offer services, the Learning Centers will close all physical locations and move all services online until classes resume in-person instruction. Please visit our remote instruction page for details about how to access our services during this time. 

The Learning Center staff remains dedicated to students' success and we are…


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Exam Prep

When it comes to college, we often have exams every few weeks. An important thing to remember is your overall health and the quality of your preparation for the exam. This article will detail some things to do in order to…


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Preparing for the GRE

If you’re thinking about or planning to apply to graduate school you have probably considered taking the GRE. The GRE opens the door for a lot of graduate schools. The GRE can be used to apply to master's, Ph.D. and professional degree programs. 

 

What is the GRE?

The GRE is a standardized test administered by ETS. The GRE consists…