Wes 101: Asking for Help

Wes 101: Asking for Help   Dear ’23, I hope things are going well and you’re getting ready for Fall Break, which is from 10/19 to 10/22. Once we return to campus, second-quarter courses begin, so I’ve attached a list of these courses. You must add or drop second-quarter courses within the five working days … Read more

Understanding Credit Session, 10/15 at noon

Please join us in Usdan 108 on Tuesday, October 15th at 12pm for “Understanding Credit,” a workshop sponsored by the Wesleyan Financial Aid Office. Guest speaker Christopher Earnshaw from Sallie Mae will explore how credit ratings are assessed, what information goes into your credit report, how to effectively build and manage your credit, and how … Read more

Wes 101: Resilience

Wes 101: Resilience Dear ’23, I hope you’re doing well. I need to change my drop-in hours tomorrow to 3:00 to 5:00. Also, I will NOT be in the office on Monday, but will be available all of Friday and looking at my email over the weekend. Please keep in mind the dates and events … Read more

Wes 101: Midterms

Wes 101: Midterms Dear ’23, I hope you’re doing well and taking care of yourselves! A few announcements: October 11: Last day to withdraw from first-quarter courses. This does not apply to full-credit courses; these are mostly PHED courses, for example, that are only offered for the first quarter of the term. October 19-22: Fall … Read more

Wes 101: Approaching October

  Wes 101: Approaching October   Dear 2023, -Drop/Add deadline tomorrow For courses in which students have a choice of grading mode, the final choice must be made by 5:00 p.m. TOMORROW in your class schedule on WesPortal.   –I’m available this afternoon from 1:00 to 5:00 but only 4:00-5:00 tomorrow as I’ll be in an … Read more

Wes 101: Settling in, Getting Going

Dear ’23, I hope you’re all doing well and settling into a groove. Just a reminder that the Academic Peer Advisors are available to help with time management/scheduling, as well as other academic strategies. Check out their bios here, as they have had a variety of experiences, such as studying abroad, taking a gap year, … Read more

Note-taking Strategies

Adequate notes are a necessary adjunct to efficient studying and learning in college. Think over the following suggestions and improve your note taking system where needed. Listen actively. If possible, think before you write – but don’t get behind. Be open-minded about points you disagree on. Don’t let arguing interfere with your note taking. Raise … Read more

Homecoming/Family Weekend positions

Homecoming Family Weekend 2019 is fast approaching (November 1st – November 3rd), and we need student employees! Aside from getting paid, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to help out with one of Wesleyan’s biggest events, network and make lasting connections with parents, alumni, and represent the student body to hundreds of visitors and guests. … Read more