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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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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Navigating College with Autism: Great News! An "A" On My Process Analysis Essay

February 10, 2010

I have some great news to announce! On my Process Analysis Essay for English class, I recieved an A! That grade shows that I do have the ability to get an A on a college paper. At the end of the day, it just comes down to me really applying myself. My mom helped out by […]

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Life as a College Student with Autism – Some Regrettable News About My Grades

January 29, 2010

Unfortunately, I have some very regrettable news to share with you all. My final grades were recorded over the winter break and I finished with two grades of a D in both my English 1101 class and my Computer Literacy class. I was very heartbroken and devastated when the moment of truth arrived. My first […]

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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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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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The TRIO Grant Program

October 30, 2009

I have some great news! I have been selected to participate in the Office of Disability Services TRIO Grant Program. The Trio Grant program is a federally funded program designed to assist students with disabilities in being successful at Broward College. This program can help you get you’re A.A degree within two years. The goal […]

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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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College as an Autistic Student – My First Month

September 23, 2009

I have some very good news to share with you all:  My first month of college has gone extremely well overall.  I have officially transitioned into a college student psychologically and emotionally. The first couple weeks is all about getting used to your classes and becoming familiar with what the campus has to offer. It’s […]

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