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Why do Students Struggle with Choosing a Major?

By Janet Ha Poirot

When Mia AAssar, Shannon Howley and Renata Thornton were given a list of research topics for their HONORS 330 class, one idea immediately caught their attention: Researching undergraduate major selection and advising at George Mason.  Having personally experienced the struggle of major selection, they agreed this was a relevant topic and hoped their findings could help future Mason students. 

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Student Success Stories: An Interview of Misky Sharif, Tau Sigma President and How Her Advisor Helped Her Achieve Her Goals

By Janet Ha Poirot

Misky Sharif is a high achieving student in George Mason’s Bachelor of Science program in Community Health with a Concentration in Clinical Sciences, Class of 2019.  She is also president of the Tau Sigma National Honor Society which is an honor society for university transfer students who earn a 3.5 GPA or higher in their first semester of transfer. 

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Turn Manual Tasks into Automated Ones to Help Your Students Achieve Academic Success

By Janet Ha Poirot

Student athletes have particularly demanding schedules.  Not only are they expected to attend practices, competitions and team meetings, they need to keep up with their academic demands and meet GPA requirements as well.  This is where George Mason’s Athletics Department steps in to support students and helps them stay on top of their academic expectations.

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