Episode 9

Your Academic Advisor

Check out parts two and three on YouTube.

One Job, Many Roles

In this episode, we explore the different roles your advisor plays in providing you with guidance, and how to make the most of your advising experience.

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  1. According to the episode, what is the role of an academic advisor in college? What do you think makes this student support role different than others on campus?
  2. What kinds of things can you ask your advisor about besides just majors and classes?
  3. At what point in the semester and under what circumstances would seeing your advisor be a good idea?
  4. Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss the advising role and the best way the two of you can work together.
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