The Importance of Using Rate My Professors

July 6, 2010

I cannot emphasize enough how valuable of a resource Rate My Professors can be. This is an excellent website that directs you to reviews and ratings of any prospective professor. Rate My Professor allows students to evaluate their professors. I highly advise all students to always check Rate My Professors before making a decision on […]

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Experiences as a college student with autism – Fantastic News!

July 3, 2010

I have some very exciting news to announce! I finished out my final semester of the year with two A”s and one B. I was astonished to find out how well I did. My two A’s were in Education Technology and Art Appreciation. I had no idea what to expect. It took a tremendous amount […]

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Navigating College With Autism – 15 Study Strategies for College Students

March 28, 2010

Here’s a list of study strategies that I think are very effective. These strategies will help you to remember the information that you study and help you get a good grade on any test or quiz. 1. Give yourself plenty of time to study. Don’t cram or procrastinate. It is a good idea to study […]

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College Student with Autism – Good Grade On My Comparison/Contrast Paper!

March 25, 2010

I am proud to announce that I received a B 84/100 on my Comparison/Contrast essay. The topic I chose for this essay was the differences and similarities between Democrats and Republicans. Since I am very fascinated with politics, I thought this would be the perfect topic to write about. My hard work paid off tremendously. […]

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Navigating College With Autism – Working Hard On My Research Paper!

November 30, 2009

I am currently working on a research paper which is on a comparison/contrast movie review. The movie I decided to do it on is Slumdog Millionaire, since it won the Academy Award for best picture of the year in 2008. I have done an extensive amount of research for this paper. You are required to […]

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Autism: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Intervention

November 20, 2009

Autism is defined as a severe developmental disorder that begins at birth. Autistic children look perfectly normal in appearance; however, they typically engage in disturbing and confusing behaviors. For many years autism was considered to be very rare. Now 1 in 150 children are diagnosed with autism. Boys also outnumber girls four to one. I […]

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Life as a College Student with Autism: A final grade of B on My Advertising Analysis Paper!

November 18, 2009

Recently I received a B on my Advertising Analysis paper for English class. I put in a tremendous amount of hard work and dedication into writing a successful paper. The paper was a staggering 874 words! I decided to write about an advertisement mainly about taking care of the environment by recycling, planting trees, growing […]

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Tutoring Help From TRIO Grant Program

November 6, 2009

I feel very privileged to have such an outstanding math tutor. She has a tremendous amount of knowledge about all of the different algebraic concepts. The Trio tutoring program is a great program for students with disabilities. It is so nice to have such a knowledgeable one-on-one tutor free of charge. I cannot emphasize enough […]

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Navigating College with Autism: The Importance of Advocating for Yourself

October 19, 2009

I cannot even begin to tell you how imperative it is to advocate for yourself in college, especially for students with disabilities. College is not like High School where teachers and support facilitators are constantly checking up on how you’re doing. In college you are completely on your own. Basically I saved myself just very recently […]

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Navigating College with Autism – So far, so good!

September 28, 2009

I have been doing very well in my English class, Computer Lit class and my total wellness class. The only class I am struggling in right now is algebra, since it is by far my toughest subject. I am good with words, not numbers! I am trying to put the extra time into studying my […]

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