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Why is it so important to foster resiliency in ourselves, our colleagues, and our students?  It’s critical that we have the skills to learn from our failures, because to fail is an inevitable part of the human existence.   In order to thrive and to become our best selves, we must learn how to engage with failure in a healthy and constructive way.

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persistence, encouraging students, student motivation, Nova Schauss, Kerry Thomas, self-authorship
Posted in: 2015 June 38:2

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

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

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.

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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

Institutions of higher education invest in a diverse set of resources to aid student transition and success. It is not surprising that students who utilize these resources are (directly or indirectly) more likely to be successful in their college pursuits.  How can advisors convince students to take advantage of campus resources?

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advising strategy, advising approaches, critical thinking, self-authorship, Sarah Forbes, Michael DeVasher, Academic Preparation, Decision Making

One exploratory advising office’s success in mandatory advising can be attributed to allowing students choices to fulfill advising and sending multiple reminders to facilitate the flow of students throughout the semester.  This is their story, growing from basic survival to streamlined efficiency, cultivated by nearly ten years of experiences and lessons learned.

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persistence, role of advisor, advising approaches, advising research, student motivation, self-authorship, theory to practice, Megan Terawaki
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