Doc Seidman Says…. …We recently took a campus tour at U.C.L.A. (University of California, Los Angeles).  This well-known university is a research university within the California university system. It is known for many things, but particularly its sports programs and alumni. Feel free to Google the school, the sports teams, and the alumni for more […]

  Doc Seidman Says… …Did you just fail a college class? That’s too bad. It feels awful, doesn’t it? In fact, it downright sucks. You feel defeated. I’m sure you even feel that you let your family down. That is a typical reaction. Of course, you let yourself down too. If you are like most […]

Doc Seidman Says…. …Recently, I was in my local Target, browsing around the electronics department. A young man, seemingly of college age, was interested in purchasing a Bluetooth speaker. He had many questions for the department employee. How long will the battery last? Is the Bluetooth easy to pair with other devices? How long will […]

Doc Seidman Says… ….Recently, we  took a campus tour at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. This well-regarded university is part of the part of the SUNY (State University of New York) system. The school offers many majors and minors but specializes in Engineering, Computers, Math, and Medical Support majors. We’ve come up […]

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 […]

Doc Seidman Says… …It’s no secret that as technology is taking over, attention spans are waning. Readers of this blog have gained (hopefully) insights on how to succeed in college; either by trying or by not trying. Those insightful posts generally tend to run 600-1,000 words each.  In today’s super quick, millisecond attention span world, […]

Doc Seidman Says…. ….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. […]