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Scholarly and theoretical underpinnings of academic advising acknowledge the importance of the relational component of advising.  A common factors meta-model of academic advising suggests that several factors can be applied to the advisor-student interaction to increase student persistence, regardless of specific advising theory or practice.

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advising strategy, persistence, advising theory, advising research, empathy, Steve Schaffling, engagement

In times of great uncertainty, one could argue that advising has never been more important as a platform to help students clarify educational choices, navigate the academic quagmire of academic policies, and to keep students engaged with their programs and university.

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academic advising, engagement, student success, Shahid Bux, positive psychology, PERMA, strengths-based
Posted in: 2021 June 44:2

Hiring an advisor can be quite the endeavor. However, hiring is just the start. Onboarding, training, and consistent professional development are paramount to helping a new advisor acclimate to their new role and responsibilities. Advising leaders are tasked with helping a new hire to gain the confidence, skills, and to believe they can succeed in their job. We also play a critical part in the professional development of our advisors to shape not only their performance with our team, but can also forward them in the next steps of their professional career.

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engagement, onboarding, supervisor, development
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