Professor Drew Appleby has taught first-year students for over 30 years and has received many national awards for his teaching, advising, and mentoring. His tips have helped numerous students transition from high school to college and succeed in the classroom.
General Tips from Dr. Drew Appleby
Some bright students get though high school successfully by simply showing up. However, they often reach a point where just showing up stops working, and they actually have to put forth serious effort to perform well. If they have never had to study before, they may not know how. If you suspect this might be the case for your son or daughter, then my suggestion is that you gently—but persuasively—suggest that he or she should become familiar with the many support services that IUPUI has to offer and use these support services if and when the need arises.
The Differences Between High School and College and the Importance of Student-Faculty Interaction for College Success
by Dr. Drew Appleby, IUPUI Professor of Psychology
The purpose of this presentation is to provide parents with advice about three things that can impact the collegiate success of your daughters and sons:
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