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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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How to Make Advising Sessions More Meaningful and Helpful for Students

SSC-Campus Profile: Krystal Dains, BAS Academic Program Coordinator
By Janet Ha Poirot

One challenge facing academic advisors is how to provide a high quality advising experience within a limited amount of time.  Good academic advisors intuitively understand that students have a unique viewpoint and a set of life experiences that will their academic decisions. 

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SSC-Campus Profile: Marie Champagne, CEHD Academic Advisor 

How Do You Catch Your Student’s Attention?

By Janet Ha Poirot

As an Academic Advisor for graduate students in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), Marie Champagne noticed it can be a challenge to capture a graduate student’s attention because many are juggling school,

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