Doc Seidman Says…. …Does anybody even take notes anymore? Do college students buy notebooks or is everything now electronic? Whether or not you take good notes, you should have good notes. This is almost a no-brainer. Why? It’s getting harder and harder to follow along with your professor. Many are old, crusty, and just plain […]

  ….College students: Is the subject matter of the class really hard? Is the professor really boring? Are you struggling in a class and worrying about your grades? Fear not! If your class is hard, or boring, or both, note that there are things you can do—aside from studying— to help your grade. The items […]

international student

Doc Seidman Says… ….Going to college In the United States can be very expensive.  College tuition is expensive for those coming to study and live from another country. The costs of attending the school (tuition) and the related living expenses can be very high.  Some people are lucky, they may have the money to go […]

Doc Seidman Says: …Anyone out there looking for the perfect job? I encourage you to read the following post from my colleague Lucy Capul about what you need to be looking for. Once you start working, do you realize you spend more time at work than at home? You spend most of your time at […]

graduation, college

Doc Seidman Says…… …….For college seniors, the month of May is something many have been waiting for.  The cold, blustery months of winter turn into the refreshing warmth of spring (except here in Florida), and college students throughout the country prepare to graduate. Graduation, or commencement, as it is called in academia, is an extraordinarily […]

college football, college, games, football

Doc Seidman Says…. ….On November 23, 1984, with his Boston College team losing to The University of Miami 45-41, and 28 seconds left in the game, B.C. quarterback Doug Flutie threw a desperation, “Hail Mary” pass into the end zone. Wide receiver Gerard Phelan caught the pass, untouched, for a game winning touchdown. More than […]

college job

Doc Seidman Says: …Back in the day when I was an undergraduate student, I looked at my professors for the most part as bloviating egocentric mouthpieces. Although that was a harsh opinion, I also speculated that they had good lives.…