Advice from our graduating STEM students
April 30, 2015 -
Here are a few WORDS OF WISDOM from the graduating STEM students:
- Good luck
- Do your best and forget the rest
- Don’t get too overwhelmed, it’ll work out
- Find a balance between life, friends, heath, relationships, and school
- Time management and stress relief practices
- Study, Study, Study!
- Don’t wait until the last minute
- Be persistent, organized and above all, communicate efficiently and completely
- Always get involved in campus events!
- Remember you are here to develop a skill-set, not to hunt grades
- Senior year has been the hardest year, but I have learned that all the stress and all-nighters were worth it. Believe in yourself and work hard for what you really want
- 4 red bulls @ 4 am the night before finals…totally worth it!
- Get involved on campus, join clubs/activities
- Go on vacation
Navigating the University and your major:
- Get to know your professors
- Get to know your classmates
- Make lots of study groups
- Don’t take O. Chem online
- Take Biology classes with Scott Collins
- Go to office hours
- Take PE classes
- Get supporting math/science done early, don’t wait to do Calc, Chem, and Physics. Get done early so you can focus on your core classes and not stress senior year
- Get your pre-recs done early so you have time to get into departmental honors
- Take some fun classes to balance your schedule, it’s OK to relax!
- Don’t give it up if you fail calc