Meeting with your advisor during the semester can have its benefits. Discussing classes for the upcoming semester, discussion of class difficulties, and preparing for graduation may be a few common reasons for meeting with your advisor. Meeting with your advisor when mid-term grades are posted can be one of the most impactful times to meet with your advisor. Here’s … [Read more...] about Mid-term grades: Why should I meet with my advisor?
Hello Bear Families, With summer quickly approaching, now is the time for students to start thinking about summer session courses. Students have the option to either take summer courses online through Missouri State University or through another institution and transfer the credit back. When planning to take summer courses, it is important for students to work with their MSU … [Read more...] about Summer Courses and Transfer Credits – MSU Academic Advising and Transfer Center
My name is Rachel Reed, and I’m a junior studying wildlife biology. I’ve had three on-campus jobs like being a SOAR leader, I’ve served as a peer leader in GEP 101 and I am the former Student Activities Council live entertainment co-chair. Long story short, I love Missouri State, and I love being a part of it in any way. But during the fall of 2019, my mental health took a … [Read more...] about My journey with depression at Missouri State
Hello Bear Family! Today’s topic is about the biggest reason your student is here at MO State: academics. “What’s your major?” is probably the most common question college students get asked. A student’s major is an important symbol. It gives insight into aspects of their character such as what knowledge/skills they have, the classes they take, the people they know, and the … [Read more...] about Max’s Musings – Academics
For most college students, the first year is a total rush. New place, new space, new friends, new freedom. It goes by in a flash — one long strobe light effect. After the adrenaline of year one, there are very few welcome-back parties for sophomores. Roommates are new. Neighbors have changed. Three more years stretch out ahead; it’s time to get serious. Some students enter … [Read more...] about A 4-part plan for second year success