• Connections: The Growth Mindset Approach to Success

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    Allen Cooper
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  • Step by Step: Success for Today's Student

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    Melanie McFadyen
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  • Class Activity: ACES Initial Report

    Goal: Familiarize your students with ACES and have them reflect on their personal scores, considering both their strengths and their areas for improvement. Note: Your students will need access to LaunchPad a...
    Melanie McFadyen
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  • The New ACES Progress Report - Coming Fall 2019

    Since we first launched the ACES self-assessment back in 2016, we’ve seen program after program make the simple decision to give each one of their students, on their first days of college, one of the most powerf...
    Allen Cooper
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  • Earning a Degree is Not a Race

    There is a resounding assumption that our nation’s high school graduates will enroll in some form of higher education in the fall of the same year they graduate. The assumption starts early on in American public...
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  • Keeping Perspective on Major and Career Choices

    I was a first generation, “undeclared” college student back in the 80’s, when there were few resources for someone like me. I knew I wanted to “help people,” but at the time I had no idea...
    Linda Moffat
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  • Video Assignment: Résumés and Cover Letters

      Video title: How to Write a Great Résumé and Cover Letter Topic(s): Résumé building Search terms: how to write a great résumé and cover letter Time (of video): 2:45 Pos...
    Bethany Gordon
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  • Hot Mess to Career Success - Internship Edition

    Freshman year of my undergrad, my college goals were to find my interests by taking different types of classes, learn how to be successful, and start my young adult life right. Four years and a BA later, I accomplishe...
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  • Class Activity: Career Choices Icebreaker

    Begin a discussion with your class to find out where your students are with regard to their career choices. For those who have decided, ask why they picked that field. To include those who haven’t decided on a c...
    Bethany Gordon
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  • It's All About Meaningful Work

    I have very few original ideas.  One was “the first-year experience.” Another was “the senior year experience.” The list is short. Most of my ideas I get from other people. And I get these...
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  • Class Activity: Career Plans and Interests Case Study

    For as long as he could remember, Andrew had wanted to be a physician. Therefore, when he entered college, he majored in chemistry as preparation for medical school. Although he earned good grades in his science cours...
    Bethany Gordon
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