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Office of Learning Resources - Proactive Time Management | University of Pennsylvania Proactive Time Management for Learning Online In this module, our learning specialists offer videos and interactive resources to support students in developing proactive time management strategies, specifically for online coursework and remote learning. Our partners in the Penn Online Learning Initiative were invaluable in supporting the development of this resource. We recommend starting with the self-guided Time Management Self-Assessment. Time Management Self-Assessment This self-assessment will help you think more deeply about your habits and what you can do to improve your time management skills, especially as you prepare for online coursework and remote learning. Proactive Time Management Videos and Resources Your Feedback After you have a chance to engage with this module, we would appreciate your feedback. Evaluation Form

Curiosity Is a Unique Marker of Academic Success Curiously (pun intended), curiosity is also virtually absent from the field of gifted-and-talented education. A recent survey of required identification methods across all states found that only three considered motivation a part of giftedness. IQ, on the other hand, is required by 45 states, while 39 require standardized tests of achievement. A recent feature story in Scientific American further punctuates this point. Misleadingly titled “How to Raise a Genius,” the article summarized the results of a 45-year study of children who at age 12 scored in the top 1 percent on the SATs and were subsequently tracked and then supported. At least 95 percent of the participants experienced some type of educational acceleration as a result of their identification, and most participated in enrichment programs such as Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth (CTY). Much to the researchers’ delight, the results confirmed their expectations. But is this really true?

Choosing Your Major from Afar – Total Advising | University of Virginia Still searching for the major you love? Don’t worry that you aren’t on Grounds – you can do a lot remotely! Please note that this guidance was written primarily for students from the College of Arts and Sciences, as they are less likely than students in other schools to have decided upon a major by their second year. However, much of the general advice will be helpful for any UVA student who is considering their options for majors. Although a handful of jobs require specific majors, most employers are open to hiring candidates with diverse degrees, backgrounds and skill sets. What subjects capture your attention? If you are unsure, you can take the PathwayU assessment to explore some of your interests, values, and strengths – then see which majors and career fields you are matched with. Using SIS, browse all undergraduate classes by subject. Remember: You can always complement any major with additional classes, research, and internships. Here are links for those offices:

How to Really Find Your Passion Dweck, one of the paper’s authors, has previously studied different types of mind-sets as they relate to intelligence. People who have a growth mind-set about their own intelligence tend to be less afraid of failure, according to her research, because they believe smarts are cultivated, not inherent. Interests are related to, but distinct from, abilities, the study authors told me: You can be interested in something but not very good at it. “I’ve been playing guitar for 25 years, but I can’t say that my abilities have gotten that much better in the past 10 years,” O’Keefe said. Dweck told me that “find your passion” has a laudable history. The authors also had students learn about either fixed or growth theory and then exposed them to a new interest: Astronomy. This study was a preregistered replication, meaning the authors stated at the outset what their hypothesis and methods would be. K. Dweck told me that “find your passion” has a laudable history. K.

Excellent Books For College Bound Students To Read Before Starting School Back in 2014, I served on a committee tasked with developing a list of up to 125 titles of outstanding books for the college bound. Since the creation of that list—and knowing the myriad hours that went into finding great titles for it—I’ve kept notes on things I’ve read after that would fit the bill of being a great book for college bound students. The list below is meant to be a jumping off point. It’s meant to encourage life-long learning, interest in areas within and beyond one’s preferred major studies, and develop a love of reading for information, as well as for pleasure. They should spark conversation and provide a means of thinking about a variety of social and cultural realities and challenges through new or sharper lenses. I’ve organized these books for college bound students in the same style as the list above: by the Liberal Arts topics they might best fit under. Category ID: 476 Book Deals Newsletter Thank you for signing up! By signing up you agree to our terms of use

Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals | First Year Course Modules | UMass Dartmouth Specific A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. To set a specific goal you must answer the six "W" questions: *Who: Who is involved? EXAMPLE: A general goal would be, "Get in shape." Measurable Establish concrete criteria for measuring progress toward the attainment of each goal you set. To determine if your goal is measurable, ask questions such as......How much? Attainable When you identify goals that are most important to you, you begin to figure out ways you can make them come true. You can attain most any goal you set when you plan your steps wisely and establish a time frame that allows you to carry out those steps. Realistic To be realistic, a goal must represent an objective toward which you are both willing and able to work. Your goal is probably realistic if you truly believe that it can be accomplished. Timely A goal should be grounded within a time frame. T can also stand for Tangible Retrieved from June 2, 2011 1.

Suggested Questions for Mentees | Columbia College Alumni Association This website uses cookies as well as similar tools and technologies to understand visitors’ experiences. By continuing to use this website, you consent to Columbia University’s usage of cookies and similar technologies, in accordance with the Columbia University Website Cookie Notice. Skip to navigation Skip to main content Search Custom Search Close Search Suggested Questions for Mentees You are here Home » Volunteer & Mentor » Odyssey Mentoring Program Suggested questions to ask your mentor at your first meeting Why did you choose to attend Columbia College? Talk About Your Personal Lives and Interests Who do you talk to when you need advice? Suggested career-related questions to ask your mentor How did you choose your industry? Talk About the Structure of Your Mentorship What is the best way to get in touch? Back to What is Mentoring? Odyssey Mentoring Program Sign in now Don't know your UNI and password? “Having an alum mentor gave me insight into strength of the Columbia community. Questions?

How to Find Your Purpose in Life Do you have a sense of purpose? For decades, psychologists have studied how long-term, meaningful goals develop over the span of our lives. The goals that foster a sense of purpose are ones that can potentially change the lives of other people, like launching an organization, researching disease, or teaching kids to read. Indeed, a sense of purpose appears to have evolved in humans so that we can accomplish big things together—which may be why it’s associated with better physical and mental health. Many seem to believe that purpose arises from your special gifts and sets you apart from other people—but that’s only part of the truth. Here are six ways to overcome isolation and discover your purpose in life. 1. Reading connects us to people we’ll never know, across time and space—an experience that research says is linked to a sense of meaning and purpose. Many people I interviewed for this article mentioned pivotal books or ideas they found in books. The writing of historian W.E.B. 2. 3.

Community Auditing | Office of Community and Regional Affairs Princeton University's Community Auditing Program (CAP) enables members of the community, high school graduates ages 18 and above, to audit, or sit in on, University lectures on a non-credit basis for $200 per course unless otherwise noted. Auditors must live in New Jersey or be within a 50 mile radius of Princeton University. On average, 150-175 classes are available each semester for auditing. No credit or certification is given for CAP classes. Program Rules All auditors are required to register for classes through the CAP office. Those auditors who do not adhere to the above requirements will be asked to leave the program. If you have a question for a professor, kindly forward it to and we will contact the professor on your behalf.

Our Guide to Virtual Internships 2020 The short answer is, YES. But as with any career decision, it’s always a good shout to weigh up the pros and cons first. We’ve broken those down for you, so you know what you’re getting into... HIGHLY FLEXIBLE Virtual internships tend to be self-paced programmes so you can choose your own schedule, and fit them around other commitments if needed. YOU COULD BE ANYWHERE... FREE! TEST-DRIVE MULTIPLE CAREERS Virtual internships are usually shorter than others. DEVELOP SKILLS EMPLOYERS WANT Companies specifically design their virtual experiences to train students in the exact skills they are looking for - before hiring them. IT’S CV GOLD Virtual work experience shows employers you’ve taken the time to explore a career in their business or industry. GAIN CONFIDENCE Never stepped foot in an office? ACCESSIBLE Virtual experiences break down geographical, social and financial barriers. Don’t just take our word for it. YOU NEED TO BE MOTIVATED Managing your own time is a fine art.

10,000+ Free Online College Courses From Top Universities Written by: Thomas Broderick Universities, colleges, and private organizations offer free online college courses to help students acquire new knowledge and skills. These courses cover a variety of traditional academic topics and other subjects that can lead to career advancement and personal enrichment. Courses occur online, allowing learners from all over the world to participate. At the end of a course, students may qualify for an official certificate. Some institutions charge a small certificate fee. Featured Online Programs Most online courses provide an introduction to a topic, although there are some intermediary and advanced courses. Some free college courses use the term massive online open course (MOOC). Benefits of Open Courses Free online college courses allow students to learn from home, a significant advantage for learners who prefer to eliminate a commute. In a free college course, learners can explore new academic topics without incurring high tuition costs. Open Courses FAQ

How To Get the Most from Your Online Education The Guide to Earning College Credit in High School High-achieving teenagers can often earn college credits before graduation, thanks to several programs that are in place for these students. The cost of college tuition and board can … The High Schooler's Guide to SAT and ACT Prep A good score on the SAT or ACT is a ticket to more than just your college degree — it can help you access scholarships and grants that will help you save cash in the long run. But … The High Schooler's Guide to Financial Aid Financing a college degree can be tricky. While plenty of scholarships, grants, and loans exist, it can be challenging to navigate the application process. This guide is designed to … The High Schooler's Guide to Applications and Admissions Today, online schools are continuing to raise their profile alongside their more established brick-and-mortar counterparts.

What skills do employers want? Your degree will have taught you a host of subject-specific and transferable skills and knowing how to sell them to employers is vital in a competitive job market While the knowledge and skills required may vary from job to job, it's imperative that in your application forms you convey how you've gained the core attributes that you think would make you a worthwhile addition to the organisation. Here are some of the most common key skills that graduate employers will expect you to demonstrate. It's vital that you understand these skills, and how you can show that you've developed them, in order to write a successful job application. Resilience This refers to your ability to deal with setbacks, and is something that graduate employers have increasingly started to consider. You aren't expected to be unaffected by these events, but you need to be able to show that you react to them positively and are able to develop strategies to deal with them. Good communication Planning and research skills