5 Essential Tips for Email Etiquette

Email has easily become one of the quickest ways to communicate, especially in online learning environments, where most forms of communication are virtual. Even so, communicating with staff and faculty can be daunting for students new to the online setting. Having the confidence to reach out ensuring the intention and tone don't get lost when … Continue reading 5 Essential Tips for Email Etiquette

Becoming Tech Savvy at Walden

Going back to school in the online environment presents numerous challenges, including keeping files and documents organized, becoming comfortable with new software applications, and learning how to properly save and back up documents. So here are some tips that I have used to prevent me from having a nervous breakdown from technology-related issues. Issue #1 … Continue reading Becoming Tech Savvy at Walden

4 Lessons in Times of Crisis

Being a student is one of the most intense and exciting adventures of our lives. In this academic journey, we focus all our energy and keep organized, but sometimes the unexpected happens. After all, we are human; situations occur that are beyond our control, and this is where we must be creative to cope. Living … Continue reading 4 Lessons in Times of Crisis

5 Tips for Presenting at a Conference

When I was a doctoral student at Walden, I had the opportunity to co-present at a conference with an Associate Director in the Academic Skills Center. Though I had been teaching college courses, this was my first experience presenting at a professional conference with peers in my field of study. I felt intimidated and nervous … Continue reading 5 Tips for Presenting at a Conference

5 Reasons you Should Join a Student-Led Facebook Group Today

One of the major pitfalls of pursuing a degree online is that we do not get to socially engage with other students. Being an online student can feel isolating. Yes, we have “discussions” but it is not the same as students at a brick and mortar school; we do not have the physical proximity to … Continue reading 5 Reasons you Should Join a Student-Led Facebook Group Today