February and March are great months to be an Academic Advisor at Lehman. Especially since December and January were extremely hectic, filled with:
- incoming transfer students trying to create a workable schedule after most of our continuing students have already registered
- continuing students who are doing a last minute check to make sure that they registered for the right courses
- continuing students trying to create a new schedule because they missed a validation deadline and had all of their...
While I carry many different responsibilities as an Academic Advisor: technology projects, teaching in-service coursework, writing, committee work, etc., my favorite part of my job is the part described by my title. I enjoy advising students.
Much of my time spent with students is focused on helping them to choose courses that fulfill their graduation requirements. Sounds simple? Yes, but only sometimes. Sometimes a student will need to talk through various alternatives—for example, choices of...Read More » »