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It is important for advisors to remember that the higher education transition for students does take time.  And sometimes, perhaps many times, a student will try their very best and be unsuccessful.  One of our jobs is to help them as they navigate the uncomfortable growth process surrounding those experiences.

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communication, build relationships, Rebecca Hapes, active listening, empathy
Posted in: 2015 June 38:2

The demands and responsibilities placed on advisors can be overwhelming... Rather than dealing with stress in unhealthy ways, advisors should look at a regular practice of the PEACE approach for stress management.

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professional development, advising environment, Rebecca Hapes

Higher education professionals strive to provide a safe environment conducive to learning and personal growth for students, but instances of violence occurring at institutions of higher education happen despite those efforts.  Academic advisors must be prepared for an unexpected student disclosure.

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advisor training, Rebecca Hapes, referrals
Posted in: 2017 June 40:2

Most students intuitively know graduate programs differ from undergraduate programs; however, most cannot articulate how different they actually are or what those distinctions may be.  The authors contend that providing an orientation program is a vital component to the transition process.

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communication, critical thinking, encouraging students, Rebecca Hapes, graduate students, Rafael R. Almanzar, Gail Rowe
Posted in: 2018 March 41:1

The NACADA Commission & Interest Group Division has been restructured as the Advising Communities Division.  ACD leadership believes that members will have a better experience as a result of this restructure process.

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Rebecca Hapes, Kyle Ross, academic advising, NACADA, Rebecca Cofer, Dawn Krause, Academic Advising Toay, Advising Communities
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