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Stacy Nation-Knapper
Posted by Stacy Nation-Knapper, Ph.D. on November 13, 2017

Professionalism is a skill that students and professionals are told is crucial to their success in university, our careers, and in our personal lives. What does professionalism mean at RIT and how can we, in the Academic Support Center, help you develop the skills of professionalism?

Posted by Cha Ron K. Sattler-Leblanc, Ph.D. on February 28, 2017

March is intellectual and developmental disability awareness month. RIT has joined the Golisano Foundation, Special Olympics, Pi Kappa Phi and Best Buddies to “Spread the word to end the word.”

Posted by Cody Winston on December 08, 2016

The end of the semester is approaching fast, and we all have a million things on our minds. One thing we are all worried about is our impending final exams. To help you finish strong, here are some tips from a few of the Peer Academic Coaches of the ASC. 

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Bruce Pennington
Posted by Bruce Pennington on November 30, 2016

In previous blog posts, I explained the importance of learning a lesson thoroughly and accurately before practicing it, and I suggested you use the homework you are assigned in your courses as one way to practice your math skills.

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Bruce Pennington
Posted by Bruce Pennington on November 18, 2016

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about the importance of learning a lesson thoroughly and accurately before practicing it. I also encouraged students to practice the concepts you learn frequently and one resource to do that is the homework you are assigned in your courses.

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Inge Meffert
Posted by Inge Meffert on November 10, 2016

Picture this: It is the night before your exam. You spend hours looking over your notes. The next day, you walk into the classroom, ready to take the test, or you think you are, and you “draw a blank”.

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Bruce Pennington
Posted by Bruce Pennington on November 03, 2016

There is a story about the tutor Menaechmus who lived around 350 BCE.

Burair Kothari
Posted by Burair Kothari on October 25, 2016

You may have read or heard the famous tale of the monkeys and the hatseller – here is a short version of the story:

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Amy Fisher
Posted by Amy Fisher on October 13, 2016

When you think of the Academic Support Center, you probably think of a place that provides you with a wide array of services to assist you in time management and study strategies.  Do you realize, though, that many of these services are actually provided by students just like you?

Dan Hickey
Posted by Dan Hickey on October 06, 2016

In the Academic Support Center we often get into discussions regarding the process of studying, homework, and how they relate to each other.  I believe that most of us would agree that college students need to do some studying and that homework is a must, but what exactly is studying an

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