Thoughts from Counselors

FAIL: Is It Really Such a Bad F-Word?

by Brandi Willis Schreiber, Senior Academic Counselor and Program Director “It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case, you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling It might seem ill-timed to think about failure so close to… Continue reading FAIL: Is It Really Such a Bad F-Word?

Thoughts from Tutors

Study Abroad: A Different Kind of Education

By Kirsten Smith, Tutor  If you’re like me, you are probably starting to make summer plans, such as looking at what classes to take, internship opportunities, and planning that epic summer vacation! There is one option that you may or may not have considered . . . study abroad! Hey everyone! I’m Kirsten Smith and… Continue reading Study Abroad: A Different Kind of Education

Thoughts from Tutors

Professional Experiences to Prepare for the Professional World

By Matt Trela, Master Tutor Last week, I was posited this question about professionalism by one of the senior academic counselors: “How can you take your experiences from working at the TECHniques Center and apply them to a post graduation job?” Stop and think about this for a minute. We tutors are also students, pursuing… Continue reading Professional Experiences to Prepare for the Professional World