January 20, 2018

7 ways to turn your campus speaker into a promotional machine

Because your students sit in classes much of the day, attracting a crowd to your… [read me]

7 ways to turn your campus speaker into a promotional machine 7 ways to turn your campus speaker into a promotional machine

The Importance of Writing Skills: Online Tools to Encourage Success

Nowadays, the internet is a wide place that people from all over the world communicate… [read me]

The Importance of Writing Skills: Online Tools to Encourage Success The Importance of Writing Skills: Online Tools to Encourage Success

The 4 Key Attributes of Servant Leaders

In my Building Leaders Through Service (BLTS) program I talk to student leaders about… [read me]

The 4 Key Attributes of Servant Leaders The 4 Key Attributes of Servant Leaders

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

5 Things You Need to be a Successful Biology Major

A degree in biology opens up many opportunities in the job market as well as post… [read me]

5 Things You Need to be a Successful Biology Major 5 Things You Need to be a Successful Biology Major

Meeting Icebreaker: The Alphabet Game

This meeting icebreaker is out of what I call my bag of tricks. I use it instead… [read me]

Meeting Icebreaker: The Alphabet Game Meeting Icebreaker: The Alphabet Game

You will do great things!

On March 2, I celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday by reading to my kindergarten students… [read me]

You will do great things! You will do great things!

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...]

Striking a Balance Between School, Work and Having a Social Life

If anyone asked me the key to success in college, the answer would be, balance. Sadly, I didn’t learn to balance the personal, work, and school areas of my life until my junior/senior year. Success in college is not solely contingent upon being smart. There are many “smart” people who don’t do well … [Read This...]

From Intern to CEO: How Internships Can Help You Climb The Career Ladder

If you’ve ever applied for a job, one of the first things you probably look at are the job qualifications. The biggest road block for many current college students and recent college grads can be: experience required. Now you’re caught between a rock and a hard place because it seems as though it … [Read This...]

Six questions to assist in grad school preparation

Planning to attend graduate school next year? Advancing your education involves preparation and a realization of your goals. Here are six questions that you should ask yourself. They can assist you in making the transition and connecting all of the dots. What would I like to pursue? Getting a … [Read This...]

The Early Bird Gets the Worm: Start Preparing for Success Early

A wise man named once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This wise man was named Benjamin Franklin, and I truly believe he was spot on. It’s too common for college students, and I was not an exception, to procrastinate certain procedures and actions that could contribute to … [Read This...]

Pay attention to your heart for quality thinking

Your heart is the core of who you are. Your mind is the instrument of your heart. Emotion is behind thinking. And your “unsettled” emotions are buried very deep within your heart which feeds every cell of your body. Therefore, it is critical that we understand the physical, emotional, and energetic … [Read This...]

How Does Growth in Motion™ Impact My Life as a College Student?

Growth is development, evolution, progress, increase, expansion. In short, it means CHANGE. To be in motion means to move, act, engage in an activity, or to shift something. I define “growth in motion” as a phrase that describes a way of being in relationship with oneself. It is a process of … [Read This...]

Job hunt: Acing the phone interview in four easy steps

Modern technology has allowed us to communicate with one another no matter how far away we might be, which has changed the way we conduct both personal and professional interactions. But as a college student just entering, or re-entering, the workforce, don’t assume that tech-savvy will be enough to … [Read This...]

The Importance of Writing Skills: Online Tools to Encourage Success

Nowadays, the internet is a wide place that people from all over the world communicate and share their feelings, statuses, current dilemmas and bright ideas. The cyber world has given way to a forum of ideas and dreams and goals that individuals from around the globe convey to their fellow human … [Read This...]

5 Things You Need to be a Successful Biology Major

A degree in biology opens up many opportunities in the job market as well as post graduate studies. One of the best ways to ensure success is to be prepared. Here are a few ideas of things that are essential for optimum performance in biology courses. Strong Vocabulary Biology classes are full … [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...]

What’s Your Definition of Success?

Does this question enter your thoughts often? If so, what comes to mind for you – happiness, a good paying job, the American dream, a healthy family? If not, how would you define success for your life? Recently, I visited the University of Nebraska – Omaha and presented Healthy Relationships 101. … [Read This...]

The Journey to Law School: 4 Major Paths to a Law Degree

Anyone who is considering law school should be very careful when selecting an undergraduate major. The subject that one studies in his first four years of college will prepare him for the significant demands of law school. Let's take a look at the top 4 college degrees that will make the transition … [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...]

Staying safe and healthy on campus

Helping your students get ready for college living in an innovative/interactive way Crime happens everywhere even on college campuses. As a leader, make your students aware of the common threats in the college environment. Also, while some exam stress is normal there are ways to combat excessive … [Read This...]

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