Tag Archives: academics

Developing a Relationship with Your Advisor

Guest Blogger Chloe Rossier,  a sophomore in the class of 2018 and a PA with NSO 2015 shares about developing a relationship with your advisor. 

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First of all, to all those reading, I just want to say congratulations on choosing Cornell College! I have to tell you from my experience that college is even better than you’re thinking it will be. However, right now it is still new, still in the future, and of course, a bit nerve racking. Don’t worry because it is the same for everyone! Continue reading Developing a Relationship with Your Advisor

Choosing Classes, Finding Books, and assorted Academic Know-How

Let’s face it: I’m a bit of a nerd. And as a nerd, I’m here to impart to you my knowledge of the ins and outs of some of the academic sides of Cornell. During this (rather long) post, we’ll tackle some of the bigger questions about Cornell academics that you may have coming in this fall, such as searching for classes, course requirements, understanding the ‘bidding system’, finding book lists and ordering books, getting support, and a lot more things that are good to be aware of. Browse, read at your own pace, and get excited for the amazing experience ahead of you as a Cornell student!  Continue reading Choosing Classes, Finding Books, and assorted Academic Know-How

9 Learning Objectives of Cornell College

Cornellians experience learning on a daily basis, both inside and outside of the classroom. Cornell’s statement on the campus’s Mission and Values identifies Educational Priorities and Outcomes across the variety of academic disciplines and exceptional opportunities. These academic priorities have been identified to promote learning in a supported environment for all students. While as students we may read over them or discuss them briefly on a first look at a course syllabus, these learning objectives shape the Cornell student experience on a daily basis. Can you name all 9 outcomes? How do you see these as a part of Cornell campus life? Continue reading 9 Learning Objectives of Cornell College