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TOP 10 RESOURCES FOR SUCCESS

TOP 10 RESOURCES FOR SUCCESS

Cougar News asked faculty and staff what students need to ease their transition to college. Read on to see the top 10 resources list. New Student Orientation– Orientation is required for all new students. While it can be taken online, we recommend that you participate in the in-person orientation. You will get a campus tour

SEMINARS HELP STUDENTS WITH ANXIETY, OTHER ISSUES

Bubbles floated around the room as Counselor Carolyn Braswell talked through the process of calming breaths. “Just enjoy the moment of blowing bubbles,” Braswell said. “You can’t blow a bubble without breathing and the technique for bubble blowing is the very technique for breathing.” Braswell told the classroom of about 15 students to blow out

CONQUERING TEST ANXIETY WITH POSITIVE STUDY SKILLS

Research in the “Journal of Contemporary Educational Psychology (2002)” finds that test anxiety accounts for a 7-8 percent variance in test scores between students who experience test anxiety and their low anxiety peers. Collin College Counseling and Career Services Associate Dean Linda Qualia agrees stating that test anxiety can certainly serve as a barrier to

SAY “NO” TO STRESS

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention warns prolonged or severe stress can affect one’s health and ability to cope with everyday life. Linda Qualia, associate dean of counseling and career services at Collin College, suggests students experiencing unhealthy stress try some of the following stress-fighting techniques:  Get organized Poor organization is a primary cause

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