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Choosing A Major [Brochure And Streaming Video], Aimee Davis, Emma Charpentier Apr 2016

Choosing A Major [Brochure And Streaming Video], Aimee Davis, Emma Charpentier

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Across the country, incoming students are bombarded with questions and choices the minute they apply for college. Their biggest decision (and arguably their most important) is their choice of major. For some students, it may be a no-brainer, but for most, choosing a major is a difficult decision that requires more thought and guidance than many people realize. Many students are pressured into choosing a major right away by high school advisors, parents, college administration, and friends. According to a study conducted by Matthew Foraker from Western Kentucky University, students who completed one or two semesters of college before declaring ...


Preventing Sdts: Student Debt Troubles [Brochure And Streaming Video], Christian Montgomery, Sam Mallory Apr 2016

Preventing Sdts: Student Debt Troubles [Brochure And Streaming Video], Christian Montgomery, Sam Mallory

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

In 2015, average student debt for graduates is higher than ever, even as the negative effects of outstanding student loan burdens – increased anxiety, reduced economic power, and delayed adult milestones – become increasingly well-documented (“Life Delayed”, 2013; Lusardi, 2010; Sparshott, 2015). A great number of programs, practices, and tips exist to help students cut costs and reduce the need for loans, but incoming college students are inadequately informed of these due to high student-to-high school counselor ratios and limited college-sponsored advising. This video presents to incoming college freshmen multiple expense-reducing ideas that are often missed in the current student advising climate ...


Information Literacy [Brochure And Streaming Video], Brena Zu Andring, Madelyn Frost Apr 2016

Information Literacy [Brochure And Streaming Video], Brena Zu Andring, Madelyn Frost

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

This video presents information about how to successfully decipher and find information sources in a college or university library. It details the variety of services available at most university libraries and discusses how to use them to write a basic research paper. Understanding and gaining proficiency in information literacy is imperative for college students in a wide variety of disciplines.


Upacking Your Study Abroad [Brochure And Streaming Video], Anastasia Williams, George Woodard Apr 2016

Upacking Your Study Abroad [Brochure And Streaming Video], Anastasia Williams, George Woodard

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Many freshman orientation programs focus more on their on-campus activities and experiences, but few highlight the option to study abroad and all the benefits of an educational experience abroad. This video will introduce the concept of study abroad to freshman students and provide them with the necessary information to get started on a journey abroad. With this video, we seek to give students an idea of what to expect before, during, and after studying abroad, while pointing students to various resources to help them along the way.


Integration Of Self Care And Financial Literacy In Undergraduate Education [Brochure And Streaming Video], Chaquille Johnson, Andrea Daniels Apr 2016

Integration Of Self Care And Financial Literacy In Undergraduate Education [Brochure And Streaming Video], Chaquille Johnson, Andrea Daniels

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

This video is designed to bring awareness, make suggestions, and provide implications regarding an issue that could impact the emotional, physical and mental well-being of today’s college student, balancing financial issues with their personal well-being. It is our mission to provide insightful information to students about the importance of financial literacy and self-care as well as colleagues and peers about how to recognize students who may have concerns regarding self-care and financial literacy. Through this presentation, you will grasp a better understanding of the importance of self-care and develop a solid definition of financial literacy and self-care, as well ...


The Journey To College And Beyond: A Parent’S Guide To The College Transition [Brochure And Streaming Video], Zachary Inman, Krista Rosner Apr 2016

The Journey To College And Beyond: A Parent’S Guide To The College Transition [Brochure And Streaming Video], Zachary Inman, Krista Rosner

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Involvement of parents and guardians for students entering college has seen a shift with the millennial students and generation Z. Often they do not know how to best help their students as they transition into this unknown world. By providing pertinent information to parents and guardians about how to assist their students during the application and FAFSA process, during orientation, moving onto campus, and once classes have started, they then may feel as though they are also being included in the transition, and there is often more open lines of communication and trust between themselves, their student, and the higher ...


The Significance Of Student Involvement On Campus [Brochure And Streaming Video], Isaac Duncan, Morgan Oakley Apr 2016

The Significance Of Student Involvement On Campus [Brochure And Streaming Video], Isaac Duncan, Morgan Oakley

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

A student's involvement on campus has a holistic impact on their lives throughout their college career. According to Astin's Involvement Theory (1984), for maximum growth and learning to occur the student must be actively engaged on their campus. The quality and quantity of a student's involvement on campus has a direct impact on the amount of learning and personal development that the student experiences. This video highlights the benefits that one may obtain through campus involvement, as well as possible limitations they may experience due to a lack of involvement.


Student Involvement: Finding The Missing Piece [Brochure And Streaming Video], Marrisa Bryant, Alexandria Kennedy Apr 2016

Student Involvement: Finding The Missing Piece [Brochure And Streaming Video], Marrisa Bryant, Alexandria Kennedy

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

There are many benefits for students when they get involved during their college experience. However, many students are unaware of the diverse opportunities for involvement that are available to them. While student organizations are a great option, there are many other avenues for students to explore as well. In this video pamphlet, we show the creative ways that students can get involved beyond joining a student organization.