Posts Tagged ‘Advisement’

Academic Advisement

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

This week and next mark a period of minor anxieties and brief futurism as most students and faculty look ahead to plan coursework and check curriculum guides. During this time, students meet with their advisors and get help with registering for classes, checking in on how things are going so far, etc. I have already scheduled a meeting with my advisor, Dr Ren, and look forward to getting advice and just catching up (outside class time!)

Academic Planning

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

CSS is great and there’s so much to learn during your time here that one might feel quite overwhelmed by it all, and if you are anything like me, you will start scouring around looking for all, and any, resources to get you started or  point you in the right direction to excellence. Once you become a CSS student, you are assigned an advisor through a magic sorting hat (just kidding – well Tower Hall is dubbed Hogwarts so this statement might be true to an extent!) and your job is pretty much to utilize that resource, among others, in order to steer yourself on the right path to graduation (that’s the goal eventually, even if you start your own Facebook or company in a garage or dorm room and drop out).



Monday, April 4th, 2016

Although I am graduating this semester, my advisor still wanted to meet with me during advisement week to see how things were going.  We talked about job preparation and looking for jobs.  This really made me realize that I need to get going on that!  It’s really nice to have people who care about how you’re doing and what your plans are for the future.  It’s also really encouraging because I know that I can go to my advisor if I need help with anything, such as looking over my resume or helping me connect to alumni in the field.

Advisement Week

Monday, April 4th, 2016

So Friday I had my advisement meeting with my adviser. Once you are a sophomore, you are assigned or can request a specific adviser within your major. I have Rachel Payne, one of the super cool, awesome, main Elementary Education professors. She is so freaking awesome. Everyone loves her and I feel very fortunate to have her as my adviser. She is definitely a role model for teaching and just attitude of life. I really admire her, which you should if you have the right adviser, because they are your mentor in a way! So anyway, I had advisement with her, and after this semester I’ll only have ONE semester left with classes… then on to student teaching! EEEEEK. I AM ALMOST DONE. I just have to register next week. I’ll be taking 16 credits next semester and I’m so excited. So. excited. AHH.

Fall Semester

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Being super overwhelmed right now with homework, work, field experience, and all that good stuff, combined with not being able to do heavy load thinking, I’ve been looking at fall semester courses. Advisement isn’t for another month, but this fall I only have 14 credits left before student teaching! This summer I’m going to be taking 2 classes so that’s alleviating the pressure on my last semester. I’m pretty sure I have to take 16 credits at least to count for my financial aid however, so I’m thinking about taking Advanced Painting. I’m really excited for next semester because it will be all Education courses, mostly focusing on reading. I’m so excited!