June 27, 2016

Conquer Compressed Courses

Marybeth Norcross

Taking a course during the summer is a good way to catch up on prerequisite classes or to move closer to completing your program. There are a number of advantages to summer courses. For example, they often have fewer students, meaning you have more opportunity to connect with your instructor and peers. Compressed Courses Summer…

June 20, 2016

2016 Laptop Buying Guide

Nick Larsen

The semester is starting and you need a new computer.  Use our new Laptop Buying Guide and follow these easy steps and you’ll be ready to go: Timing:  How long can you wait for a laptop?  Do you need it immediately or can you wait for it?  Best Buy may be just down the street,…

June 13, 2016

Tech-Wise Test Preparation

Marybeth Norcross

Most of the programs at UAMS have at least one board/certification exam, and scheduling some group review time is an effective test preparation strategy. Trying to explain a concept to someone else tells you just how well you understand the material. However, some students attend their classes online, and aren’t able to come to campus to…

June 6, 2016

Reflecting on Reflection

Marybeth Norcross

I’ve been thinking about reflection a lot lately. Maybe because the school year is over and I’m wrapping up finished projects and starting new ones. Maybe it’s because as I’ve grown older, I’ve become more reflective. Mostly though, I think it’s because I believe that reflection is the key to growth, and I look for…