Tag Archives: Academics

Presentations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Presentations are pretty nerve-wracking – if not downright terrifying – for most people, but giving a good presentation is a really important skill to have both in academics and in the work place. Continue reading

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Gear up for grad school apps!

Since those of us who are undergraduates at the Universities at Shady Grove are within at least a couple years of graduating, a lot of us have the question of what on earth we should do after graduation on our … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks at Shady Grove

This Thanksgiving has been a real wake-up call for me personally. This is the busiest time of the year, especially for us students. It’s the end-of-the-semester crunch time: papers, tests, presentations, internship applications and spring semester registration are all in … Continue reading

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Participation Grades: Yay or Nay?

We have all experienced it: the silent classroom. The professor directs a question to the entire class, and everyone is sitting in silence hoping that the professor will not resort to the cold-calling method in order to get an answer…. Continue reading

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#Winning at Research Papers

We all dread seeing those two words on a class syllabus: Research Paper. For me, the most overwhelming part of writing papers is getting started…which means I avoid starting, which means I end up scrambling to finish the thing a … Continue reading

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