Summary Post

This post is the overview of every chapter from the textbook The Community College Experience (by Amy Baldwin) for a hybrid in class/online course I’m finishing up entitled Student Support Guidance. The book has 10 chapters that are grouped together into three subsections: Transitions, Integrations and Re-visions. Transition chapters relate to the very first few…

Professional work environments key pointers

Key Points to maintaining a professional environment Professional language- obscenities always bring down the level of professionalism. Timeliness- this is a sign of courtesy and respect. Of course there are instances of running late, but repetitive tardiness is not professional. Being tardy shows lack of caring for the class or appointment. No cell phones- unless…

Employment History and Current Employment

My current employment is solely credited to everything I learned as a marine mechanic in the Coast Guard. I’m first and foremost a community college drop out in 2003. I half a**ed my way through three semesters and realized I wasn’t ready for the level of commitment it takes to get the kind of grades…

Test Anxiety

Here are a few tips to that may help students overcome test anxiety: STUDY!! Going into a test blind can definitely trigger an anxiety attack. Make sure you study and study well. Take notes while you study. Physically writing notes helps cement information into the brain. Review/skim the notes you took before the test. Get a good…

Get to know your campus!

Get to know your campus As a new student attending community college, one of the most important first steps is getting to know your campus. Learning what resources are available to you and where they are located can help tremendously with the first few weeks of school. Registrars, counselors, the cafeteria, and the library -are…