9 11, 2021

Mindfulness tips for meeting the challenge of post-midterm pressure

2021-11-09T16:30:45-05:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support  One of the toughest challenges of school is that assignments keep coming. Even after midterms, you don’t get a break. And if you’ve missed an assignment or two, [...]

Mindfulness tips for meeting the challenge of post-midterm pressure2021-11-09T16:30:45-05:00
20 05, 2021

Practical ways to improve your critical thinking skills

2021-05-20T13:55:04-04:00

By Ren Evans  Before getting to the post, I want to welcome all students to the 2021 summer term. My colleagues and I commend your educational pursuits during these still uncertain times of the (hopefully [...]

Practical ways to improve your critical thinking skills2021-05-20T13:55:04-04:00
3 03, 2021

Start Building Professional Skills with LEC Tutoring

2021-03-04T12:43:27-05:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support Many MCNY students are adult learners who want their education to be connected directly to their professional fields. That’s why MCNY has accelerated programs and Purpose-Centered Education, whose [...]

Start Building Professional Skills with LEC Tutoring2021-03-04T12:43:27-05:00
14 10, 2020

Good Study Habits 101: Back to the Basics

2020-10-14T15:36:38-04:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support Since last spring, education has revolved around Covid-19. Everything changed so abruptly, then MCNY went totally online in the summer, and now we’re doing hybrid courses. These were [...]

Good Study Habits 101: Back to the Basics2020-10-14T15:36:38-04:00
30 06, 2020

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning

2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00

By Michael Schoch, LEC Writing Specialist Most MCNY students are adult learners who commute to school, work jobs, and raise families—characteristics that label them “non-traditional” college students. But, as Madeline St. Amour observes in a recent article in Inside Higher Ed, this demographic will soon represent the majority of higher education students.  This is [...]

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00
16 03, 2020

3 Practical Tips to Prepare for Online Learning

2020-03-16T11:37:00-04:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support  As MCNY begins its two-week test period for moving all courses online in light of the COVID-19 situation, the LEC would like to offer some practical advice for [...]

3 Practical Tips to Prepare for Online Learning2020-03-16T11:37:00-04:00