Posts Tagged ‘Professor’

How to Find and Learn from a Great Mentor in College

A positive relationship with a professor can make an enormous difference in your experience as an undergraduate, as well as helping to launch your post-college career. A mentor can help you navigate degree requirements, independent study, research, study abroad, internships, scholarships, graduate school applications, and job applications. They can offer advice and provide a support ...

How to Trick Your Mind Into Paying Attention in Class

You’re sitting in class, your dinosaur-aged professor is rambling on about the periodic table of elements, and you’re about to fade into dreamland.  Instead of letting yourself slowly slip away, you can  – almost subconsciously — trick yourself into staying alert and not miss out on important lecture material. This won’t apply to every class, ...

Your Professors Are People Too

Have you ever stopped to question whether or not your professor is a human being? Among other things, stepping foot in your professor’s office can do wonders for your self-esteem, and can give you an idea of how little you want to teach and acquaint you with the smell of a man who has been ...