Archive for the ‘ROADBLOCKS’ Category

Meet the PSL’s: Astrid!

Meet the Peer Success Leader: Astrid! Native or Transfer Student? Native Class? Junior Major/Program? Psychology Minors? Biology Why did you choose Montclair? Proximity to home, be closer to family, feels like still be a part of her home family and her school family Activities/Extra-curricular’s? Peer Student Leader, Volunteer (American Red Cross), Babysitting Favorite place to […]

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Meet the PSL’s: Larissa

Meet our Peer Student Leader: Larissa! Meet: Larissa! Native or Transfer Student? Transfer From Where? Kean University Major/Program? Lingusitics (Teacher Ed- ESL) Minors? N/A Why did you choose Montclair? Has a great teaching program, and was really excited about the Linguistics problem. Always knew this was the place to be, excited to finally be here. […]

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Farewell to Class of 2014…

A brief word from the Academic Success and Retention Program’s student staff to the Graduating Class of 2014.  

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The 12 Days before Finals End (5th Day)

On the 5th day before the end of finals, my Advisor reminded me… Of the 5 Common Holds… Are you stuck, no classes for the Spring?!? Can’t request an official transcript?  What are the 5 most common holds? (by no means the only ones I promise!) 5.) “Faculty Advisement Needed” What not to do: Ignore it; they […]

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Studying for Finals vs. Thanksgiving Dinner (The Similarities and Differences, Gobble Gobble…)

**Similarities** The more you do of it, the more tired you get… Thanksgiving:  Tryptophan…The amino acid that does or does not make you sluggish?  I’m neither chemist nor mathematician, but the way I look at it: Full stomach + Warmth + Family = Inevitable nap time. Studying:  Studying brings out the tired in you, for […]

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It’s All Here (Literally, click the links)

For Students ==> the faculty and ASRP alike… Are here to lend an ear. Cuz’ what would Montclair as a University be If not able to say it is ALL here…   Registration has begun and the end is in sight… Do you know when you start your career? How many credits to go? What […]

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Not Registered for Winter/Spring 2012? How Can We Help?

If you are reading this blog and thinking… “gee, wonderful material and suggestions, but I am not registered yet and I’m not sure I will even be returning…” Please know that you do have resources and support options to help you. Below are a few suggestions to get you started – please contact one (or all […]

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Winter/Spring 2012 Registration is in Progress….Have you set up classes?

Now that the initial “priority registration” window for Winter/Spring 2012 has passed, and general registration continues….we are wondering: Have you registered for Winter/Spring 2012? YES –>Are you happy with your selections? Are your courses all working nicely towards completing your degree requirements? Have you checked your degree audit to verify that your courses are all […]

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WESS – Decoded

Over the years our office has heard that some students have found the Web Enrollment Services for Students (WESS) to be a less than an ideal resource.  Well, our office strongly believes that WESS is seriously misunderstood! WESS is, in truth, a very valuable tool and resource for all students. You should be using it […]

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Registration for Winter/Spring 2012 –> Just around the corner!!

The registration window for Winter/Spring 2012 is going to be opening on Monday, November 7th. Have you verified your priority registration day/time yet?  We want you to register on time! Please log-in to WESS and click on “REGISTRATION STATUS“ Once you know your assigned day/time to register, you can plan out your courses and hopefully, […]

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