November 23, 2015

Testing Tips from the Testing Center


Without question final exam week is the busiest time of the year in the Testing Center.  You have tested with us several times by now so you are aware we have limited space for testing. We have twelve regular testing computers, twelve special testing cubicles and hundreds of students to test. So, here are three…

November 16, 2015

Overcoming Test Anxiety

Jasna Vuk

This post was written by Dr. Jasna Vuk and Ashley Phillips in the Student Success Center. For more information on learning services and resources offered by the Student Success Center visit the Student Learning Services page. Have you ever walked into a test and started to sweat, felt your heart racing, or had trouble concentrating?…

November 9, 2015

Plan Ahead for Finals

Ashley Phillips

Marathoners say to do “nothing new” on race day. This is not the time to try different running shoes, skip a couple of training days, or rely on a new type of snack bar.  Something that works for one person may cause problems for someone else who tries it at the last minute. Each academic…

November 2, 2015

Learning On Your Terms

Heather Smith

In today’s environment, learning is more complicated than ever.  Not only are you required to learn what has been taught for many years, but new discoveries, especially in healthcare, have been incorporated into courses as well. In addition to immense course loads, you are also immersed in the technology of learning where things are available…