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Posted by Lacie Kraich on September 24, 2018

Academic setbacks happen to the best of us, whether it’s failing a test, or ending up with a pile of work because of a sick day. It’s very easy to feel like you are drowning in assignments, responsibilities, and stress at moments like this. The best way to get your work done is to do it!

Posted by Renee Annan-Hutton on September 10, 2018

You have a calculus exam tomorrow and although you’ve been studying for the last two days, you’re still feeling apprehensive about integration by parts. By the time you feel confident on the topic, you check your phone and it’s 2 in morning! Or… you’ve agreed to hang with your friends for an hour or so and got caught up watching Smosh videos.

Posted by Hannah Weppner on August 20, 2018

For many students at RIT, one or more co-op blocks are required to complete their majors. Co-op is a great way to gain work experience, apply material learned in class, and to learn more about a particular industry. During co-op, you also have a lot of free time.

Posted by Cha Ron K. Sattler-Leblanc, Ph.D. on April 19, 2018

“A place for everything and everything in its place!” isn’t just for your keys, but is key for prioritizing work and life. Herding new content, assignments, readings and projects – and managing a life – requires planning.  With all the technology available, the use of a powerful, low-tech tool could be what you’ve been looking for: t

Posted by Justyna Oldziej on March 30, 2018

Have you seen the newest adaptation of the Justice League? Don’t worry, I am not a movie critic; I just wanted to reference a scene when Flash asks Batman, “What are your superpowers again?”, and Batman answers, “I am rich…”

Posted by Hannah Weppner on March 28, 2018

Let’s face it. As a student, stress is probably a part your life. You know what stress feels like—a racing heart, rising blood pressure, overwhelming feelings—but at some point, you probably learned to accept stress as necessary for getting good grades.

Posted by Hannah Weppner on March 26, 2018

For many students, office hours can seem daunting.  Students might be intimidated to meet with their professors one-on-one, or they might fear that their concerns are “trivial” or a “waste of the professor’s time.” Some students might feel that their professors don’t care about them or won’t be able to help.  However, this is usually far from th

Posted by Kristopher Hurysz on February 16, 2018

Hey everyone, Kris Hurysz here. I’m a third year film and animation student and content creator for our Academic Support Center. If you’re like me, you’ve seen many speeches, presentations, and lectures about how success is what you make of it and how you shouldn’t fear failure.

Posted by Emily Griffin on January 29, 2018

I have struggled through four years at RIT balancing various jobs, leadership opportunities, and a heavy course load. My fully booked college career has lead me to an early graduation and many great memories here at RIT. Without successful time management, none of my experiences would have been possible.

Posted by Fernanda Zepeda Melgar on January 29, 2018

Returning to RIT from winter break can be a little difficult especially with blizzard-like conditions back in Rochester. It can be tough to swallow knowing that labs, homework and tests are just around the corner.  However, with these tips, you will be prepared to start off the semester in the right direction and finish strong!