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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.

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Tamra Ortgies-Young, decision-making, retention, at-risk students, community relationships, Crystal Garrett
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Thanks to a flexible curriculum and customized pedagogy, advisors in first-year seminars have the opportunity to help students shape their academic goals and map out the necessary steps and skills to achieve them.

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decision-making, build relationships, community relationships, Garance Blanchot-Aboubi
Posted in: 2015 June 38:2
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Students often lack the motivation to participate in the democratic process because they feel that they cannot make a difference.  Academic advisors can provide knowledge and skills necessary for students to become politically engaged citizens.

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advising approaches, history, communication, encouraging students, international, community relationships, student motivation, critical thinking, empathy, Global Community, conflict resolution, ethics
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The notion of peer mentoring for Indigenous students has captured all aspects of the author’s life, inspiring passion for development of a thriving and positive student community where students do not have to feel like just a student number, but a member of the community.

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academic support, retention, cultural differences, advising theory, role of advisor, build relationships, community relationships, theory, peer mentors, mentoring, theory to practice, programming, Carla Marie Loewen, admissions, parental involvement
Posted in: 2018 June 41:2
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A new academic advisor describes her experience creating an advising “tribe” at the NACADA Summer Institute.

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professional development, advising workshops, summer institute, community relationships, collaboration, new advisor, Rachel Mars
Posted in: 2018 June 41:2
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Transfer programs are of increasing importance on college campuses because transfer has become the norm for undergraduate students, and as student mobility and transfer increases, it is imperative that advisors work to effectively serve this student population.

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cultural differences, community relationships, collaboration, transfer students, cultural capital, Jennifer Brown, Shannon Sakaue

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