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Meet the Peer Consultants

Peer Consultant Major & Minor/Concentration Academic Tip Personal Availability Link Keywords
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Moya Shaw Public Health (Major), Business Administration (Minor) "Make a calendar of some sort (Google Calendar, Planners, Notion, etc.!)" Personal Availability Link  
Taz Graper  International Business and Finance (Majors) "Time management and planning ahead are the most important steps to success!" Personal Availability Link  
Asheley Burke Pharmacy (Major) "When planning out your schedule for the week, make sure to include time to do things outside of academics that make you happy! For me going to the gym is really important, so I schedule time in to make sure I can go!" Personal Availability Link  
Abhi Patel (First Generation College Student) Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Majors) "While preparing for exams, it is crucial to prioritize mental health by taking regular breaks and reviewing study materials in manageable portions. Ensuring your well-being through mindful intervals of relaxation will contribute significantly to achieving academic success, as a strong and balanced mind becomes an invaluable asset during the rigors of examination endeavors." Personal Availability Link  
London Dys Biological Sciences (Major) "Don’t wait until the last minute to get help" Personal Availability Link  
Avani Patel Internation Business and Marketing (Majors), French (Minor), Sustainability in Business (Concentration) "Google Calendar is extremely helpful for keeping track of all of your responsibilities. It also helps to have the app on your phone so you can get notifications before an event/class/due date. You'll never feel more organized than when all of your tasks are in one place (and color-coded)!" Personal Availability Link  
Abby Tucker Psychology (Major), Counselor Education (Minor) "Keep a five star notebook in your bookbag at all times for notes. If you have 5 classes, get a notebook with 5 dividers. Follow along with each class and write down parts of presentations that feel important. This way, if you have a teacher who does not offer their own study material before exams, you will still have plenty to study from." Personal Availability Link  
Cathryn Ogle Finance (Major), Pre-Law (Concentration) "A planner, be it digital or physical, can be a life saver!" Personal Availability Link  
Sophia Owens (First Generation College Student) Business Administration (Major), Spanish (Minor) "Parkinson’s Law states that work expands to fill the time allotted for its completion. It is crucial to take steps to manage your time and avoid procrastination by focusing your attention, removing distractions, and forgiving yourself." Personal Availability Link  
Charlotte Carroll Human Resources Management (Major), Social Media and Mass Communications (Minor) "Listen to your body cues and learn to recognize when your brain needs a break!" Personal Availability Link  
Mary Grace Labarowski Political Science (Major), Women's and Gender Studies & Creative Writing (Minors) "Accountability is crucial to success as a student! This involves self-motivation to do homework, communicate with professors and peers, fulfill commitments, and balance it all with social endeavors and extracurriculars. If time management isn't your strong suit, it helps me to break each day down hour by hour. Focus on the most critical things and schedule the less pressing to-dos in between. Don't forget to pencil in some time to eat!" Personal Availability Link  
Jacquelyn Bultman International Business, Management Consulting, and Operations & Supply Chain (Majors), French (Minor) "Google Calendar is your best friend, use it to keep yourself organized!" Personal Availability Link  
Elliott Fayssoux Finance and Economics (Majors) & Pre-Law (Concentration) "Keeping a planner with test dates helps you stay on track with studying for a course." Personal Availability Link  
Taylor Jackson (Former Transfer Student) English (Major), Southern Studies and Education (Minors) "Having an extra set of eyes will always improve your writing. ProWritingAid is a wonderful substitute when needed, but nothing can fully replace the insights of another." Personal Availability Link  
Rachel Sherry  History (Major), Business Administration (Minor), and Pre-Law (Concentration) "Organize all of your notes into one document, whether you write it or type it, and then studying off of your guide for the exam." Personal Availability Link  
Jessica Huang Finance and Marketing (Majors) "Maximizing your time is key when it comes to time management. Being able to prioritize what task is most important, and what can be completed first will be so helpful when trying to balance everything." Personal Availability Link  
Daphne Franklin Pharmaceutical Sciences "Don't pull an all-nighter or even a late night to study! Sleeping will help you focus better, and give your mind a refresh before the next day. If you have to, go to bed early and wake up early the next morning to get that assignment done!" Personal Availability Link  
Tyler Mazzella Political Science (Major), Law and Society (Minor) "Just start! Avoiding an assignment only leads to unnecessary anxiety and procrastination." Personal Availability Link  
Taylor Gilliam  Finance (Major), African American Studies (Minor) "Manage your time wisely by buying a planner." Personal Availability Link  
Nick Gleichmann Finance (Major), Business Analytics (Concentration) "Always try your hardest and stay organized." Personal Availability Link  
Claire Williams International Business and Marketing (Majors), Italian (Minor) "Try not to overbook yourself; college can quickly become overwhelming so make sure you have time for yourself!" Personal Availability Link  
Delaney Dunn Public Health (Major) "Utilize the services available to you!" Personal Availability Link  
Ellie Thomson Finance (Major), Pre-Law & Sport and Entertainment Management (Concentration/Minor) "Plan out your week on Sunday so you can see everything coming up and check things off as the week goes on!" Personal Availability Link  
Camryn Lubner Statistics and Finance (Majors), Sport and Entertainment Management & Business Analytics (Minor/Concentration) "Take everything one day and one step at a time. It can be so easy to get overwhelmed at college, but focusing on what needs to be done in the moment can help make things much more manageable." Personal Availability Link  
JT Syta International Business and Marketing (Majors), Spanish (Minor) "Check your class schedules early and write out all assignment due dates in one document. Color code each class, too! This will help you to keep track of everything you have going on academically. Even better, you can see ahead what you have coming up, so you can get ahead whenever possible (and you definitely should)." Personal Availability Link  
Anna Michelitch Computer Science (Major), Business Administration (Minor) "Get a planner and write everything down! Having all of your due dates, assignments, and schedules in one place is key for staying organized." Personal Availability Link  
Kayla Ruff Biological Sciences (Major), Pre-Dental (Concentraiton) "Do what works for you! The best way to stay organized and motivated is creating a plan that fits your personal needs!" Personal Availability Link  
Davyia Burges Biological Sciences (Major), Psychology (Minor) "Get an agenda! Attempting to keep everything in your head can become a nightmare as the semester progresses and courses become heavier. No matter what, just always look at the bright side and know you’re doing great!" Personal Availability Link  
Emma Kilareski International Business and Marketing (Majors), French (Minor) "Create a written or typed schedule for the week or the month to stay on top of your work!" Personal Availability Link  
Nikki Frattaroli Public Health (Major), Medical Humanities and Culture (Minor) "Time stays long enough for those who use it." - Leonardo da Vinci" Personal Availability Link  
Nina Frattaroli Public Health (Major), Business Administration (Minor) "Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill"
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Karah Harris Exercise Science (Major) & Health Promotion, Education and Behavior (Minor) "Use a planner to plan out the whole semester and every week using your syllabi! It's helpful to color code courses and all commitments as well." Personal Availability Link  
Lauren DeVitto Elementary Education (Major), Counselor Education (Minor) "The apps Alarmy and Finch are life savers for my time management, task completion, and routines!" Personal Availability Link  
Rose Branton English (Major), Education (Minor) "Never be afraid to ask your fellow classmate or (better yet) the class instructor about confusing instructions." Personal Availability Link  
Sruthi Sanju International Business and Operations & Supply Chain (Majors), Japanese (Minor), Business Analytics (Concentration)  "Plan, prioritize, and prepare! Always plan your digital or hand-written schedule; it will be your first and most crucial step to success. Then prioritize your goals, and think about what is important for now and the future. Lastly, prepare before it is too late because last-minute stress is the worst kind of stress. Then, no matter what happens, you'll always be a little ahead in the game!" Personal Availability Link  



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