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||Secrets of a Successful Student
||Health & Wellness
||Dr. Monica Kearney
||Heuristics – More Than Meets the Eye
||Financial Aid Basics
||Working with a Mentor
||Dr. Shonta Smith
Secrets of a Successful Student
There are some things any student can do in order to improve his/her performance in
college. This session covers a few of the “secrets” that successful students employ,
even if the content seems impossible!
Health & Wellness
Many of us frequently experience the connection between our state of mind and our
physical health. Often, that comes in the form of mental stress impacting how we feel.
Physical wellness promotes proper care of our bodies for optimal health and functioning.
Overall physical wellness encourages the balance of physical activity, nutrition,
and mental wellbeing to keep your body in top condition. Not only will you sharpen
your thinking and learning abilities, but you will also enhance your sense of self-esteem
Heuristics – More Than Meets the Eye
What are heuristics? Some of you may be applying this cognitive shortcut subconsciously.
This presentation will define the components of heuristics, as well as shed light
on how this approach can be problematic in social situations.
Financial Aid Basics
Financial Aid can be very confusing and sometimes overwhelming. You don't need to
be an expert, but you do need a basic understanding of college costs and financial
aid. This seminar will cover the basics of financial aid and general guidance for
students. We will provide an overview of the FAFSA, How and Where to Apply for Scholarships,
Loan Limits and When and Where to Seek Help.
Working with a Mentor
Mentors often become lifelong friends and collaborators. Address how to find a mentor
within your industry, discuss what to expect from this relationship, and explain how
it can benefit both parties both short and long term.