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Our Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste: A Professional Perspective from a Millennial

Perfectionism Before Failure – But Why?

Last night I stumbled across the article "On Campus, Failure Is on the Syllabus" thanks to one of my colleagues sharing it on Facebook. It resonated with me, but I couldn't properly process my feelings towards it until I took... Continue Reading →

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We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know: A Look Into Student Disengagement

"Students constantly want more services while faculty and staff are constantly baffled on why they aren’t being used. It gets to the point where we are all moving in a circle – students stop looking for resources because they think they don’t exist and universities stop providing them because students aren’t taking advantage of them."

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Flashback: Lamda Pi Eta

This morning when I opened Facebook on my phone this memory came up - my initiation ceremony to Lambda Pi Eta four years ago. At that time I wasn't sure where I was going to end up post-graduation. I knew... Continue Reading →

Strong Interest Inventory

I'm excited to be able to officially use the Strong Interest Inventory to work with students! Through my process of becoming certified in MBTI and the Strong Interest Inventory it is fascinating how they can play together. It is also... Continue Reading →

“You have good grades and are really involved. What more could you want?”

The Answer:  Peace. I hear this from students all the time. People put them into boxes of students that are really involved and are obviously succeeding: "They're president of XXX organization!? Wow, that's awesome! They must be ready for the real... Continue Reading →

“So many years of education yet nobody taught us how to love ourselves.”

For the past few weeks I have been making some changes to my syllabus for the upcoming spring semester. The importance of balance, and mental health, has been something that keeps coming back to me. I want to teach my... Continue Reading →

Yesterday, along with my colleague Melanie Buford, we presented at the University of Cincinnati's Advising Conference on the topic of Multipotentiality in relation to career options. It was an amazing day, filled with a lot of wonderful presentations, which greatly... Continue Reading →

I've been a bit quiet on my website, but that is only because I have been working on completing my MBTI Step I certification. I am excited to say that I am officially done and can now use the assessment... Continue Reading →

This is extremely important as future generations enter the workforce. During my class last spring the biggest aspect students commented on in their research on company culture was the desire for a fair work-life balance. Although we must adjust to... Continue Reading →

What I Learned from my First Semester of Teaching College Students

As I finish up the final grades for my first class, “Introduction to Cooperative Education for Engineers”, I had some overall takeaways. Although it was a fast-paced challenge, it was easily one of my favorite experiences in my professional career... Continue Reading →

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