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The Student Success Center wants to give students the most impactful information to help them succeed at TU. These blog posts will help you navigate your college experience.

Student Voices: Rage, Race, Religion, and Politics

This piece was written by Breanna McNaughton, who is a Biology Pre-Med…

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“Why You Need a Success Coach” According to Our Students

The philosophy of the student success team is to be caring professionals…

Top 5 Reasons You Need a Career Coach

Are you unsure if you’ve picked the right major? Do you wonder…

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Tips for Stress Management and Healthy Stress Reduction

This has been such a challenging semester, and we are hearing from…

Talking to Your Parents (or Important People in Your Life) about Changing Your Major

Preparing for the Conversation  Meet with a Career Coach: If you find yourself…

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Housing Options Over Winter Break

Sometimes it doesn’t make sense to travel home for break, and we…

What are Reading Days?

Reading Days provide students with time to review, study, and prepare for…

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Tutoring Myths Debunked! (and How Believing Them Could Be Holding You Back) 

About 36% of students never seek assistance in their academics. Tutoring is…

Normalizing the Norm of Changing College Majors 

We often hear from students that they’re interested in exploring other majors…

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep (From the Experts)

Getting enough and quality sleep is one of the best things we…

What Are Midterm Grades? A Student’s Guide

If you’ve never heard of or had midterm grades, they can sound a little daunting. Midterm grades are a…

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What Are Midterm Grades? A Parent’s Guide

TU Parents and Guardians,   In my 15-year career as a professor and now as TU’s Executive…

Video: Midterm Grades: Opportunity for Growth

Professor Amy Schachle explains midterm grades, what they can tell you, how…

Video: Intense Study Sessions: How to Organize Your Studying to be More Effective & Efficient

In this video, Dr. Mandy Moore shares a technique to make your…

Video: Studying for Science Courses

In this short video, Dr. LeBlanc discusses how to reevaluate your classes…

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All About Accommodations

Every semester, students can request accommodations through Student Access. These accommodations can range from…

Video: How to Master Your Email

With email becoming the main mode of communication in our physically-distanced environment,…

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16 Online Test-Taking Tips

With midterm exams fast-approaching and students going fully remote after Thanksgiving, we curated these 16…

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What’s the Difference?

There are many people at The University of Tulsa who are dedicated to…

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Resources to Support Your Students

It’s natural in this physically-distanced world to experience concern about what to…

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What’s a Syllabus?

Just in time for the first day of class, Dr. Elizabeth Smith…