Topic: Advising

Graduate school task force improves advising resources

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Graduate school task force improves advising resources

September 12, 2018 0 comments

Anne is having a difficult time. Working as a teaching assistant and finishing another chapter of her dissertation is taking a toll on her.

U. creates new first-year advising programs

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U. creates new first-year advising programs

February 27, 2017 0 comments

The University is in the process of launching both a three-session workshop called Pathways, and an online summer module for first-year students.

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Graduate school application process largely self-driven

December 7, 2016 0 comments

The process of applying to master’s and PhD programs is largely self-directed, which can be a benefit for some students, but it can also create barriers.

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Grad students navigate imperfect advising system

October 25, 2016 0 comments

While the University has boosted its attention to the undergraduate advising system, advising is central to the academic experiences of PhD candidates.

Prompted by the results of a UCS poll, Dean of the College Maud Mandel led an event Monday night intended to provide rising sophomores with information on topics such as sophomore advising and concentration selection.

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Event offers advice for sophomore year

April 14, 2015 0 comments

The informational meeting was organized in response to an Undergraduate Council of Students poll that indicated students want better sophomore advising.

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Donato named new CareerLAB director

January 23, 2015 0 comments

Matt Donato, director of career services and associate dean of students at Pitzer College, will take over as director of the CareerLAB on March 23.

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Taking a closer look at concentration advising

November 18, 2014 0 comments

Magaziner ’69 and Maxwell ’68, architects of the open curriculum, recommended in 1967 that the U. place “increased importance” on academic counseling.

Financial aid ranks as students’ top priority in UCS poll

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Financial aid ranks as students’ top priority in UCS poll

October 22, 2014 3 comments

Financial aid emerged as the top priority for respondents to the Undergraduate Council of Students’ fall poll for the second year in a row.

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Initiative expands undergrad mentorship

February 3, 2014 0 comments

The New Scientist Program is training 25 mentors for the Graduate-Undergraduate Mentoring Initiative this semester.

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Aiming to serve, peer advising options evolve

December 3, 2013 0 comments

Today’s Meiklejohn Peer Advising Program has roots in earlier groups such as the Sphinx Club.