February 20, 2017

Bring It To Me – A Sure-Fire Icebreaker

Being a professional speaker and student leadership trainer, I'm on college campuses… [read me]

Bring It To Me – A Sure-Fire Icebreaker Bring It To Me – A Sure-Fire Icebreaker

Deciding if a double major is right for your future

Thinking about a double major? You're certainly not alone. In an effort to make themselves… [read me]

Deciding if a double major is right for your future Deciding if a double major is right for your future

5 Self-made volunteer opportunities for business students

The biggest worry that many soon-to-be college graduates often have is their lack… [read me]

5 Self-made volunteer opportunities for business students 5 Self-made volunteer opportunities for business students

Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success

By Melisa Figueroa They say that roommates are the luck of the draw even with… [read me]

Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success

Tech tools for college writing, research, data and charts

When students surf the Web, they will probably find countless applications that are… [read me]

Tech tools for college writing, research, data and charts Tech tools for college writing, research, data and charts

Coping with college by connecting the mind and the heart

College life is filled with one activity after the next one that can stretch you… [read me]

Coping with college by connecting the mind and the heart Coping with college by connecting the mind and the heart

Meeting Icebreaker: The Clap Down

Energize your meeting with this icebreaker that requires no material and no touching… [read me]

Meeting Icebreaker: The Clap Down Meeting Icebreaker: The Clap Down

Setting the Table for Community Service at Orientation

Getting students involved in community service and instilling the energy of servant… [read me]

Setting the Table for Community Service at Orientation Setting the Table for Community Service at Orientation

Setting Ground Rules for Roommate Success

By Melisa Figueroa They say that roommates are the luck of the draw even with people you know. Some situations are picture-perfect, while others are less than desirable. There are some that start out great but turn sour, and others that start out rocky but turn into lifelong friendships. The key … [Read This...]

Survival of the Fittest: Tips for Freshmen:

Once you are off to college you have now officially started your journey towards becoming an independent adult. As a young and inexperienced adult, you will soon learn that the ‘real’ world has numerous demands that you need to juggle and balance. There is no longer anyone there to tell you exactly … [Read This...]

Coping with college by connecting the mind and the heart

College life is filled with one activity after the next one that can stretch you out to the max. By using a few personal techniques and starting now, you can develop a lifelong habit of self-care that will make sure you aren't overly stressed, physically fatigued, mentally anguished or emotionally … [Read This...]

How to Get Rid of Your Student Loan Burden

Not everyone at university is fortunate enough to have their parents pay for their tuition. For those who don’t have this privilege, there is the option of a student loan. However, student debt incurred by a loan is becoming a serious problem in United States and in other countries. Like millions of … [Read This...]

Bring It To Me – A Sure-Fire Icebreaker

Being a professional speaker and student leadership trainer, I'm on college campuses facilitating leadership retreats and orientations often. This icebreaker has never failed. I’ve used it successfully with groups as small as 10 people all the way to 800 people. This is great for adding some fun and … [Read This...]

Getting the Most out of Orientation (Part II)

In order to get the most out of orientation you must have an open mind. With the right attitude you will be able to listen and absorb all of the information that will be provided to you during orientation. Make sure you arrive prepared with paper and something to write with or record on. You'll … [Read This...]

Deciding if a double major is right for your future

Thinking about a double major? You're certainly not alone. In an effort to make themselves more competitive in an increasingly difficult job market, many college students today are choosing to double major – either in fields that already have some overlap or in completely different departments. If … [Read This...]

Student’s Guide to Accommodation in the UK

Many people first leave their family and live away from home when they go to university. It’s a big change, and some people can get a little worried. This is a quick guide to accommodation at university and what you can expect to ensure nothing comes as a shock. Types of Accommodation Halls … [Read This...]

Harvest Time: Getting a Return on Your Investments

To have a harvest is to have a return, a yield, a collection of some sort. It also implies that we give, express or put something "out there" and, by nature, receive something back. This past summer, my family planted seeds in our garden. We gave our effort in the form of time, physical labor and … [Read This...]

10 Online Resources To Help Prepare For Final Exams

The very aim of going to school for every student is to study and pass the exams, this said, exam time can be the most stressing period for any student. However, the level of stress is depend upon how well or not they are prepared. Studying for exams in advance gives the student confidence as the … [Read This...]

Meeting Icebreaker: The Clap Down

Energize your meeting with this icebreaker that requires no material and no touching (some people don't like to be touched.) I usually use it to lead into another activity like Unusual Things in Common, lunch, a break, or the next phase or activity of the meeting. Remember, the purpose of any … [Read This...]

5 Self-made volunteer opportunities for business students

The biggest worry that many soon-to-be college graduates often have is their lack of relevant work experience to put on their resume and discuss in job interviews. Employers want to see previous experience because they want to know that your skills have been proven and tested. By having previous … [Read This...]

Using stories and cheap theatrics at your club meetings

There are lots of ways – other than just covering the business – to make your meeting more interesting and exciting. Using stories and what I’ll call “cheap theatrics” is just one of those. If you’re able to do something that catches peoples’ attention either at the beginning of the meeting, in the … [Read This...]

Setting the Table for Community Service at Orientation

Getting students involved in community service and instilling the energy of servant leadership on your campus during orientation is a great idea. Especially if your clubs and organizations have a requirement for community service, there's no better time than orientation to get everybody thinking … [Read This...]

What to Say About That Retake

  Hello, Campus Talk Blog community! I am a seasoned professor of over 13 years and an award-winning educator and public speaker. And here I am starting my first blog post by piggybacking on another blog post. That’s right: One that’s been written by somebody else! Let me explain: When I … [Read This...]

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