Thursday, September 24, 2009
“Breaking the Mold” Student Panel
After finishing a week of activities, introductions, and presentations, what do you take away from NSO and where do you go from there? Come with your questions and listen to the experiences of our diverse panel of upperclassmen (Rajendra Kumar, Jeff Lu, and Lisa Quan) who were in your shoes just a little while ago.
Thursday, October 1, 2009
A Guide to Stanford Success
With so many resources here at Stanford, where do you even begin? Come hear from Jon McConnell, Associate Director at the Haas Center, and Yuki Kondo-Shah, Admissions Counselor as they give you advice on how to make the most out of your Stanford career.
Thursday, October 8, 2009
From A to A+: On-Campus Tutoring
Stanford gives many of us our first opportunity to truly challenge ourselves academically. What many of us don’t know is that there’s an abundance of on-campus resources to help, whether we’re struggling with a particular class or trying to get over that hump to get a higher score. Come meet Amy Chambers, the Tutoring and Academic Skills Specialist for the Center for Teaching and Learning, as she answers our questions about tutoring and where to go for academic support.
Thursday, October 15, 2009
The Roommate: Adjusting to Dorm Life
Sharing a room with a complete stranger and living with 80 people sounds like quite a challenge, but it can also be the most memorable experience of your freshman year. Join us as we hear from Residence Dean Arcadio Morales who will give us some advice on communicating with new roommates and making the most of dorm life in general.
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Stress in College: Finding Wellness and Balance
College life comes with many forms of stress that can go beyond problem sets and papers. Come meet Dr. Kathy Lee and Dr. Oliver Lin, Psychologists at Counseling and Psychological Services at Vaden Health Center as they show us how to cope with stress by balancing out our everyday lives.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Procrastination: How to Find a Cure
Do you tend to give in to procrastination even when you know you shouldn’t? Want to learn how to fight procrastination and manage your time to get through all those assignments and meetings? Come learn how to tame the hectic Stanford schedule with helpful tips from Adina Glickman, Associate Director for Academic Support at the Center for Teaching and Learning.
Thursday, November 5, 2009
How to Manage the Freshman Fifteen
Everyone is worried about the freshman fifteen, and it doesn’t help to have unlimited buffet options in the dining hall. Learn how to manage your eating style and get tips to make your meals much healthier from Dr. Vivian Crisman, Staff Nutritionist at Vaden Health Center, who will speak about nutritional fitness for college students.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Reflections: Looking Back and Preparing for What’s to Come
Now that Fall Quarter is coming to an end, what can you take from your classes and the lessons that you have learned? Come listen to Dr. Vivienne Fong, the Academic Director for Roble, FroSoCo, East, Murray, and Yost, as she discusses how you could effectively use the experience that you’ve gained this quarter to map the next steps in your academic plan.