Sophomore Advising


  • Use the resources the college has to offer to make your decision on which major to choose and declare that major.
  • Visit instructors during office hours for course related questions and to get to know them. They can serve as references when you apply for a job or to graduate school.
  • Take advantage of Undergraduate Tutorial Center and other academic support resources.
  • Participate in case study competitions.
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Career & Professional Development

  • Utilize VMOCK.
  • Update your ePack account with your current resume.
  • Attend career related workshops.
  • Set up a summer internship.
  • Attend a Poole career fair to practice networking with employers.
  • Conduct informational interviews with individuals doing work of interest to you.
  • Attend company information sessions to see what they are like.
  • Conduct practice interviews with a career coach.
  • Attend the Wells Fargo Executive Lecture Series.
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Leadership Development

  • Be an active member in a student organization of your choice and consider future leadership opportunities.
  • Pursue one student organization related to your major or career interests and one organization in which you are personally interested.
  • Complete the Visionary Leaders Certificate offered by Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service (CSLEPS).
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Global Experience

  • Review the study abroad checklist.  Research programs & countries of interest.
  • Attend an information session at the Study Abroad Office.
  • Unable to go abroad for a semester or summer session? Consider Alternative Service Break trips offered by CSLEPS.
  • Complete the Global Perspectives Certificate offered by the Study Abroad Office.
  • Get to know an international student. Join the International Friendship Program with the Office of International Services.
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