Hey everyone! My name is Chase Kroner, and I am the Family Assistant for the SOAR program this year. I am so excited to get to work with the family members of new students coming to Missouri State as well as get to share some tips and advice with you all! Isn’t it crazy that the semester is almost over, and we are starting to prepare for finals! I don’t know about you, … [Read more...] about A Chat with Chase – Setting Yourself up for a Successful Semester
SOAR Dinner Comments – July 13, 2022 Dean David Meinert, College of Business Good evening and welcome to Missouri State University. Please put your hand up if this is the first time you have visited the Missouri State campus. Thank you, I hope you have enjoyed your first visit and seeing how much Missouri State has to offer. Parents, please put your hand up if you … [Read more...] about Friday Feature – Words to Inspire – Dr. David Meinert
Dr. Victor H. Matthews, “Welcoming Words for SOAR Students and Families” I know that you have had a long day of meetings and presentations, mostly from Student Services, Financial Aid, and Housing. It is now my turn to welcome you to MSU from the faculty, many of whom have joined us this evening. We are here to let you know that our primary aim is to provide students with … [Read more...] about Friday Feature – Words to Inspire – Dr. Victor Matthews
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?
As I was finishing high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do going forward. Sure, college was the idea, but I could not tell you where on earth I wanted to attend, much less what I wanted to study while I was there. I had some ideas - maybe I could become an English teacher, or get a humanities degree of some kind. There were plenty of institutions within driving distance … [Read more...] about It’s okay not to know