This blog entry is written by Monica Munaretto, Coordinator of New Student Advising.
The first midterm exams can be very stressful for new students. I would argue that midterms can be stressful at all academic levels, but for new students who are going through this process for the first time, it can be extremely difficult to navigate. Read more »
I can hardly believe that January has flown by and that we’re into the second week of February. You know what that means?! Midterms are now in full swing! It feels as though this semester is on fast forward and I keep looking blissfully back at the beginning of January when I had few assignments and readings to do. Read more »
First year students face many challenges in their first few months of University. Aside from all of the social challenges that take place like living away from home and making new friends, academics in University are vastly different from those in high school. From teaching style to what’s expected on assignments to the relationship with professors, many things change. Read more »
I like to think of the beginning of October as the end of the honeymoon stage in University for first year students. O-Week is long gone, Homecoming is over, the weather is cooling off and midterms are creeping up. It’s when everyone starts to walk a little faster and the library fills up a little sooner. Read more »
Sometimes I feel like half of my blogs, (and half of my life), are taken up by midterms and exams. The blissful first few weeks of school with minimal assignments and tests have passed and students are once again preparing for the busy time that is midterm season. Read more »