Synopsis: Grinnell College affords each student the opportunity
to largely define their own educational experience. Advising plays
a critical role in shaping that experience. This requires a partnership
between you, the student, and me, the faculty member, for crafting
an experience that prepares you for the challenges and joys of life
after Grinnell College.
- Contacting Me
- How and when to get in
- All about our advising partnership
- motivation and responsibilities.
- Links to essential documents
and offices on campus.
- Some of the major milestones
in our partnership.
- There will be many opportunities for us to work together.
- Drafting a Four-Year Plan
your educational program.
- Declaring a Major
- Placing your studies
- Curricular Journal
- Explaining and keeping
track of your personalized curriculum.
navigating this busy, critical time with ease.
- Example Journals
- Samples of
students' reflections on course selections for pre-registration .
- A final word.
- Other Principles
- Other information on my philosophy of advising.
- Graduate School?
- Why might you
go? What should you know?
- Registering S/D/F
- Why it's not generally
a good idea.
This entire page/document is available in Adobe
Portable Document Format (PDF).
With thanks to many who helped influence many parts of this
document: Karla Erickson, Chris Hunter, Sam Rebelsky, Dan Reynolds,
Laura Sinnett, Joyce Stern, John Stone, and Henry Walker.
The Two-Way Arrow Image is by Don Knuth: http://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~uno/diamondsigns/arrows.html.
Copyright © 2010, 2012 Jerod Weinman. This work is licensed under
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