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Mid-Semester Adjustments

We are now more than six weeks into the semester, which is a good time to stop, evaluate your progress, and make adjustments. How are you doing overall? Are you on top of all your work? What study strategies are you using? Have you prepared for your upcoming midterms?...

Social Success

Contributing Author, Vanessa Lewis, the Student Services Manager, and is known for her sunny smile, warm welcomes, and for rescuing Charlie, the famous UAMS Cat.   Where do we find success? How do we find success? There is a perfect Webster definition for success...

FYI, Abbreviate with Care

For your information, we humans are prone to abbreviate.  Some of us, military types and medical types and such, are espec. prone to abbreviate.  Like most things in life, to abbreviate serves us well and serves us ill.  COP & UAMS & COM & CHP & COPH...

Academic Care Week-At-A-Glance

I love the beginning of a semester. When a new semester begins, your grade is an A+ and you are completely on top of your work. It seems like the farther into the semester we get, the poorer our habits become. What we need to do is practice academic care to keep our...

Enjoy Winter Break

With finals over,students are ready to rest and enjoy the Winter Break. It’s important to take time to have fun and relax so you can begin strong when the new semester starts, so here are four ways you should take care of yourself over the winter break. Take Care of...

Final Exams in the Testing Center

The Testing Center is preparing for final exams.  If you have tested with us before, you know we have limited space. We have 24 regular testing computers, 12 reserved special testing cubicles, and hundreds of students to test. So, here are four tips to make your...

Test-taking 101

When it comes to testing well there is no substitute for planning and preparation.  There are, however, some practical strategies, sort of like a test-taking 101 course, you can use to help your performance better reflect your understanding of the material....

Being Thankful

It hard to believe that it’s already Thanksgiving! A time for reflection, a time to be thankful for everything in our lives.  The semester has gone by so quickly. It seems like I’ve had my head down, buried in my work, and when I finally look up, it’s time for the...