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. […]

Doc Seidman Says… …Years ago, completing a college degree online didn’t exist. It wasn’t even an option. As the years went by, and online learning began to take shape, the reputation of an online college was only so-so at best. Traditionalists scoffed at their innovative approach to teaching and learning. Online colleges were widely criticized […]

Doc Seidman says…. …Should parents be worried about their son or daughter’s behavior in college? Guest blogger Natasha Kurt may have some answers. College in the United States was a great time. Coming from another country, I was surprised at how different the experience was for me. I made many new friends, both from America […]

Doc Seidman Says… ….A U.S. “community college” is a school that offers a two-year degree (associate’s) instead of a four-year degree (bachelor’s). Because it is a two-year school, it costs a lot less money to attend. Community colleges are sometimes called “Junior Colleges” or “Technical Colleges.” Some community colleges offer both two and four-year degrees. […]