Insights from BCC Research

The College Students’ Guide to Choosing a Major

Written by Daniella Pascucci on Jul 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The College Students Guide to Choosing a Major Choosing a major can be a tough decision, and many students are undecided about what they want to study. In fact, statistics show that one-third of students change their major at least once during their time in school.

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Topics: Academic Institutions

3 Ways Students Can Get To Know Their Professors

Written by Daniella Pascucci on Jul 19, 2019 2:28:49 PM

Professors have more value than lecturing you in the classroom and grading your assignments. They devote their lives to educating the next generation. And most faculty members enjoy and appreciate working with students.

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Topics: Academic Institutions

Student’s Guide to Evaluating Sources

Written by Daniella Pascucci on Jul 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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As you are diving deep into research for an internship, thesis or capstone, finding credible sources may be challenging. Inaccurate, outdated or questionable sources can make the writer look unprofessional and lead to suspicion within the reader.

Referring to unreliable sources makes your work less powerful. Knowing how to judge sources is important for finding the most current and relevant information. Evaluating sources is an important skill that will not only improve your writing but benefit you for the rest of your academic and professional career.

Where do I start if I’m just beginning my research?

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Topics: Academic Institutions

Mental Health Resources for College Students

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jul 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Mental-Health-ResourcesAccording to the Application for University of College Counseling Center, many college students today are struggling with anxiety (48.2%), stress (39.1%) and depression (34.5%).

In fact, more than 75% of mental health conditions begin before the age of 24.

Statistics also demonstrate that 50% of students have felt so overwhelmed that they struggle to succeed academically. It is important to provide services to students who are dealing with stress, anxiety and depression because it contributes to risky behaviors and poor academic performance.

Today’s blog will provide tips and resources for college students to help them thrive academically while cultivating strong mental health.

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Topics: Academic Institutions