Welcome back! In observance of MLK, TYA did not run content yesterday. Here’s your first post of 2015…
This week marks the beginning of a very important semester for you — the beginning of your second semester of sophomore year. You will begin this semester an underclassman, and end it an upperclassman; you will be halfway done with college in just 15 weeks.
By the end of this semester, you will have decided on your major, and you will soon focus your studies within this discipline, truly beginning the transition from student to scholar (which, by the way, culminates with your senior thesis).
As you navigate through the semester, be sure to check in with TYA regularly. We have a LOT of blog posts planned — every Monday and most Wednesdays — some written by our fabulous team of bloggers and others written by guest bloggers.
It’s go time… and it’s going to be an awesome semester!
Between attending classes and labs, working at your on-campus job, and meeting with professors, it can be a challenge to squeeze in much else before 5 p.m.
At the OAR, we’re always adapting our services based on student feedback. You asked, we listened — beginning next week, the OAR will offer late afternoon and early evening consultations to better accommodate students’ busy schedules. We’ll also hold walk-in hours for those students who haven’t scheduled an appointment.
Hello, Sophomores, and welcome back!
One of my roles at the Office of Academic Resources is to oversee the Peer Tutoring Program… and today marks a big change for peer tutoring at Haverford!
Congratulations! You’re almost halfway done with college!
OK, maybe it’s a little premature to be congratulating – I realize the semester is not yet over and there’s still the (massive) hurdle that is finals. But if you’re reading this, you’re probably thinking ahead – to the next two years of college, to your post-college plans, maybe even further down the road than that.
Since about 85% of you, the Class of 2016, used the OAR in some way last year, you probably know that we offer workshops and individual consultations on topics like time management, reading strategies, and procrastination. Now that you’re a pro at managing your time and mapping out your assignments for the entire semester, you may think you have no use for the OAR…
But think again.
Here’s a sneak peak of what’s brewing at the OAR Continue reading
Now that it’s late October, many things are wrapping up and winding down: half-semester courses, fall foliage, baseball season, and the number of days left to find that perfect Halloween costume.
This is also the time of year when the process of applying for most fellowships draws to an end. While that might not seem as exciting as the World Series or zombie make-up, fellowships can take you places you might never have imagined.
What are fellowships?
Fellowships are opportunities for students funded by a particular organization. Fellowships allow students to expand their educational base, professional skills, and personal horizons. Whatever your interests or goals, you’ll almost certainly Continue reading