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Academic Advising Blog

Jan 23, 15

Quick tips for starting spring semester off right

Welcome back for the new semester! Your CSE Academic Advising team has put together some handy tips to help you get off to an awesome start this spring semester.


Jan 13, 15

The ins and outs of admission to your major

Admission to your major is an exciting milestone in your CSE academic career. Decisions will be emailed to you this week, and the CSE Academic Advising team is here to make sure you have all the information you need to have a smooth transition.


Jan 6, 15

Academic probation: What you need to know

Learning you've been placed on academic probation can feel overwhelming and even a bit scary. Don't worry! CSE academic advisors are here to help navigate the process. Find out what you need to do to evaluate your situation and take action.


Dec 31, 14

The nuts and bolts of repeating courses

Fall grades have been posted! If you earned any grade lower than a C- in a course, adjustments might need to be made to your spring semester schedule. Find out what steps you need to take to repeat a course.


Dec 19, 14

Sure-fire ways to prepare for the career fair during winter break

While we want you to enjoy your well-earned vacation, winter break is the perfect time to get ready for the Spring 2014 Science and Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Use this time to polish your resume and create your profile on GoldPASS.


Dec 15, 14

Tips for conquering finals

Congratulations! You've survived (and hopefully thrived) another semester of your academic career! The advising team has a few tips to help you stay on top of your game during finals week.


Dec 4, 14

Using your One-Time-Only Late Withdrawal

You've given it your best shot, but unfortunately it looks like you are not going to pass a course. No worries! You still have the option of using your One-Time-Only Late Withdrawal (OTO). Here are some key things to know about using your OTO.


Nov 19, 14

Registration tips and resources

Registration is now upon us! As you get ready to build your spring semester schedule, your CSE advising team is here to help. We've provided some great tips to get you started.


Nov 11, 14

Managing mid-semester stress

Midterms! Engagement! Major and career exploration! Registration! As a college student, you are asked to constantly balance competing priorities. We recognize that this might feel a bit frantic at times, resulting in tension and stress.


Oct 28, 14

Exploring majors

As you are starting to plan your Spring 2015 schedule, we know that this can bring about questions and concerns about choosing a major. We want you to know it's okay if you don't know exactly what major you want to pursue, and we understand that introductory college courses often lay the foundation for major exploration.


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