Thoughts from Tutors

Accountability Paves the Road for Success

By Zach Grimsley, Master Tutor   The following story was taken from a Facebook post: In Nashville, Tennessee, during the first week of January, 1996, more than 4,000 baseball coaches descended upon the Opryland Hotel for the 52nd annual ABCA convention. Coach John Scolinos, a veteran college coach, shuffled to the stage to an impressive… Continue reading Accountability Paves the Road for Success

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The Road to Self-Actualization: Tales of College Graduation

By: Chaise Jung As college students, we are all striving for the identical goal of graduation. Fundamentally, we are all wondering about that day when we are finally rewarded with our diploma. What happens after? With every week getting closer to that goal, I started to dig deep about the question of life beyond the… Continue reading The Road to Self-Actualization: Tales of College Graduation

Thoughts from Tutors

The Importance of Food in Mental Functioning

By Jordan George March is of interest for two reasons. One, because of March Madness and the basketball frenzy that many Americans look forward to all year long; and two, because March is National Nutrition Month. Sadly, many people are not aware that March is National Nutrition Month, and if they are aware, many people… Continue reading The Importance of Food in Mental Functioning

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What Does Yoga Offer Me?

Yoga. It’s clearly for people with more time on their hands than you, right? Who has time for a Sun Salutation or a Downward Dog, when you have homework, tutoring, work, a social life, and class? You. YOU have time for yoga. Yoga has been shown, through extensive clinical research, to help with stress management,… Continue reading What Does Yoga Offer Me?

Thoughts from Counselors

What Art Teaches Us

by Brandi Willis Schreiber A few weekends ago, I had the lucky opportunity to attend the Dallas Museum of Art’s “Jackson Pollock” exhibit. You may not know his name, but you’ve probably seen his paintings: huge, sprawling works with layers and layers of paint, dribbled or splashed onto the canvas. I had seen them in… Continue reading What Art Teaches Us