AAT banner

Voices of the Global Community

Entries for ' at-risk students'

05
Creating an intentional program for students is always a multi-step journey and can feel uphill all the way. When revamping our academic probation program, we turned to the university community—and to students themselves—to help us in the trek.

[Read the rest of this article...]

academic support, probation, at-risk students, intrusive advising, Laura Asbury, Kristin Lively, James Eckerty
05

A key tool in facilitating dialogue among faculty, students, and advisors is an effective early alert process, which provides a communication channel among the three parties.

[Read the rest of this article...]

retention, at-risk students, Kelly Reddick, John Trifilo, Steven Asby, Diane Majewski, Jayne Geissler
06
The increasing number of college students with anxiety disorders necessitates updated training for academic advisors. Insight from recent research which highlights the developmental challenges and neurological differences in those who suffer from a mental illness can lead to improved practices and procedures.

[Read the rest of this article...]

retention, at-risk students, Janice Stapley, Kerstin Bothner, learning disabilities
06

Academic advisors at access institutions whose missions, in part, are to break the cycle of poverty, often encounter root causes of social problems in their student populations.  One challenge that affects retention and graduation rates is unplanned pregnancy in college students. The key to breaking the cycle and providing better chances of positive outcomes is to design institution-appropriate interventions that effect change.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Tamra Ortgies-Young, decision-making, retention, at-risk students, community relationships, Crystal Garrett
06
Many students are entering college unprepared for the adjustments required to succeed, such as balancing freedom vs. responsibility, time management, problem solving, and study skills. A Probation Recovery Program helps students achieve the skills and confidence necessary to overcome those deficits, and plays a pivotal role in helping students achieve success.

[Read the rest of this article...]

academic support, probation, at-risk students, Brad Bergeron
12

As trends in higher education shift from the recruitment of students towards retention, colleges and universities across the country are becoming more intentional about services and programming that will not only aid in their ability to keep students on campuses, but will assist with the student’s ability to accomplish their goals.

[Read the rest of this article...]

encouraging students, build relationships, at-risk students, first generation students, Dionne Gordon-Starks
16

Growing up in a small town environment can result in a steep learning curve when stepping out into the wider world…

[Read the rest of this article...]

NACADA, Academic Advising Today, academic advising, Liberal Arts, at-risk students, first generation students, self-authorship, Jaimie Newby
Posted in: 2016 March 39:1
25

Veterans have always been part of the landscape of most universities, and many bring with them issues of readjustment, PTSD, and disabilities.  It is essential that advisors understand how to engage with veterans in advising sessions and in conversations about their academic trajectories.

[Read the rest of this article...]

build relationships, at-risk students, military, Mathew Bumbalough
Posted in: 2017 June 40:2
25

The author shares strategies she has found successful in assisting at risk students.

[Read the rest of this article...]

probation, at-risk students, Katerine Rodriguez Pais
Posted in: 2017 June 40:2
29

Over the past 10 years at the University of Hawai‘i’s Mānoa Advising Center (MAC), a number of small but significant changes have been made in the way that mandatory advising is offered—namely in format and tone—that have had a big impact in helping advisors to more efficiently and proactively assist their students.

[Read the rest of this article...]

academic support, rapport, proactive advising, persistence, communication, decision-making, advising theory, role of advisor, advising approaches, build relationships, at-risk students, intrusive advising, Megumi Makino-Kanehiro, student loss
Posted in: 2018 June 41:2
29

The author remembers that his advisor never gave up on him.  Not only did that experience change his life, it also allowed him the opportunity to change the lives of others.

[Read the rest of this article...]

advising strategy, communication, decision-making, undecided, at-risk students, self-authorship, empathy, major choice, new advisor, mentoring, Luke Faust, dismissal
Posted in: 2018 June 41:2

Academic Advising Today, a NACADA member benefit, is published four times annually by NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. NACADA holds exclusive copyright for all Academic Advising Today articles and features. For complete copyright and fair use information, including terms for reproducing material and permissions requests, see Publication Guidelines.

Search Academic Advising Today