Dear Honors–Advice Column #6

It’s the time of year when it feels like everything is falling apart, even though you need to have it together more than ever. We feel that. We truly do. So as you’re wrapping up your final portfolios, presentations, and papers, try to remember that it’s totally okay to relax… until you’re sitting at dinner…

Dear Honors–Advice Column #5

If you love online repositories, university websites, electronic audits, data analysis, and progress tracking, raise your hand. *Crickets.* While I’m sure some of you are jumping for joy (we know our Assessment Director, Emily, definitely is), these subjects may seem daunting and overwhelming for many people. So, yet again, Marina is here to help. MyUI…

Dear Honors–Advice Column #4

Study abroad sounds so interesting! I could travel the world while learning about something I love and absorb another culture–maybe even learn a language. But… it’s not quite that simple, is it? Let’s see what Marina has in store for you all this morning. Demystifying the Study Abroad Experience If you’re anything like me, you’ve heard about…

Dear Honors–Advice Column #3

This post is dedicated to the studious students confused on how to study. Marina has reviewed the most popular study apps that totally beat my steadfast tradition of staring at all of my materials until they magically absorb into my brain… Maybe I should take her advice too. -KK Dear Honors, Even though there are…

Dear Honors: Advice Column #2

This advice column goes out to all of you Honorables who haven’t quite found your niche and need a push in the right direction. My own unrequited advice to preface Marina’s helpful answer? IT IS OKAY TO TURN DOWN AN OFFER. If you get involved in too many things, your efforts in each activity can…

Dear Honors: Advice Column #1

We’ve been getting a lot of similar questions on 4th Floor BHC lately, so we decided the best way to help was to begin a new blog series to address every question for the masses. Special thanks goes to Honors Peer Advisor, Marina Gibbs, for her dedication to mass advising. Dear Honors, I just joined the program,…