This series is designed to offer a deeper understanding of how different psychological concepts (e.g. memory, coping mechanisms for stress, emotions, mindset types, and motivation) impact our ability to learn.
Our brains are capable of processing and retaining an abyss of knowledge. And just like muscles, our brains need to be exercised in order to improve their strength.
We encourage you to check out our blog series which covers:
In this series, we illustrate a few strategies you can use to have meaningful learning experiences. These strategies have done wonders for us as students! Our goal for these posts is to get you thinking in new and creative ways, strengthen your work and study habits, and be able to apply your course work to your career moving forward!
Cody and Chelsey
Chelsey Finney is an Academic Coach and Writing Tutor for the College’s Academic Success Center (ASC). She is a firm believer of how beneficial an open mindset can be for one’s learning and encourages students embrace the mantra of I do not know it yet. She also takes a very humanistic approach in the tutoring/coaching she provides students, encouraging them to reflect on their existing study habits, means of learning, and options for the way forward. From time to time, Chelsey assists the ASC in project-work to improve available student resources.
As of April 2020, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Psychology with a minor in Literature. She hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Social Psychology with a concentration in relationship formation and sustainment soon. In her spare time, Chelsey enjoys collaborating on research, sipping on caffeine, creative writing with headphones on, and travelling.