Dear Class of 2021, Struggled with your first semester? Want some better study and time management tools to end the school year on a high note? Like pizza? Come join your Academic Peer Advisors, Rubye and Haley, for lunch and a workshop on Friday, Feb. 23 at noon in Boger 111. Please RSVP at: https://goo.gl/forms/xkfjy8NOMOF6NQOd2 … Read moreTime Management Workshop with PAs Rubye and Haley
Your first semester is not too soon to get to know your professors. Not only will you feel more confident about course material from going to their office hours (really, they schedule them for you!), but also you will learn more about the department, the discipline/field, research opportunities, and the university. Make a point to … Read moreGet to Know Your Professors this Fall
Writing can be scary, but let us help you start the new year out strong! Apply for a Writing Mentor! A Writing Mentor will meet with you privately each week to help you with writing in all of your classes. Mentors are trained to help you at all stages of the writing process, whether it … Read moreGet a Writing Mentor! Apply by 9/18
So where do you go or who do you call if you need academic support or study resources to help ensure your success in mastering course material, managing your time, or clearing your head to focus on work? Check out the amazing list on the Student Academic Resources homepage! Some resources to highlight include your … Read moreAcademic Support Resources
Welcome to Wesleyan! One of the most common questions peer advisors get asked is simply, “Will I have time to get all my school work done if I’m also an athlete?” Being a student-athlete at Wesleyan is an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling way to spend you’re time here, but it can also be stressful. But … Read moreThoughts from a Peer Advisor: On Being a Student-Athlete
While it may seem early to be thinking about this, some of you are already looking at plane, train, or bus schedules for a trip back home or elsewhere at the end of the fall semester. Don’t buy your ticket yet! Wait until you know your final exam schedule. While some courses have papers, others … Read moreEnd-of-Fall-Semester Travel Plans — Hold Off on Ticket Purchase
If you have not had a chance to do your Academic Reflection Essay, located in your “Orientation Checklist & Resources,” make sure that you complete and submit it in within the next week. It is a good exercise in processing the past as you think about the future and helps you to focus in on … Read moreAcademic Reflection Essay — Do It!
COMPETENCIES AT WESLEYAN: Approaches to Consider in Your Plan of Study Flexible Framework for Considering Competencies While at Wesleyan, students engage in the deep study of an academic field once they have declared a major, and they develop academic breadth through their general education coursework. In addition, they will also build broad, interdisciplinary skills through … Read moreThe Four Competencies at Wesleyan
The second of three videos about planning a balanced course of study, and with Professor David Schorr, Professor of Studio Art, that’s not all the advice you will get! Enjoy!
As you sit down to figure out a balanced course of study, check out this “General Planning Advice” from Professor Ishita Mukerji, Professor of Molecular Biology and Biology and former Dean of Natural Sciences and Math, that is geared towards students of ALL interests. Also posted in Advising Guidelines!