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04 Dec

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The Mount Reflects – Study Tips from the Honors Program

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Here at the Mount, finals are right around the corner. To get ready, students from the Honors Program put together this list of helpful and unique study tips that they’ve learned over the years, to put you on the path towards a successful end of the semester!


Time Management

Annalise Hansen – sophomore History and English major: “Don’t wait until the night before the test to study. Break the information down and go over it piece by piece. Study for short bursts at a time, then take a break and start again. Try practicing answering questions or outline possible essay questions beforehand.”

Nicole Cavallo – senior Biology and Chemistry major on the Physician Assistant prep track: “Don’t procrastinate!” Continue Reading

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21 Apr

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How the Honors Program Impacted My Time at MSMC

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Today we will hear from Diana Pernicano, a senior nursing student in the Honors Program. Diana has been a guest on the blog once before, when she talked about being a nursing major at the Mount. Today, she will share her experiences as a part of the Mount Saint Mary College Honors Program, and how it has helped her to become a well-rounded student.

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31 Mar

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Preparing for the Future – Reflecting on the Employment Fair

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Christine Urio (bottom row, far right) attended the Honors Luncheon at the Employment Fair on March 25, 2015 in the Kaplan Gym.

Students at Mount Saint Mary College recently pulled out their blazers, ironed their dress shirts, and found those khakis in the bottom drawer to prepare for the College’s annual Employment Fair on Wednesday, March 25 in the Kaplan Gym.

After proofreading my resume at least 12 times, I printed out a neat stack, straightened my nametag, and walked confidently into the gym already abuzz with future employers.

Being a member of the College’s Honors Program has its perks; besides doing in-depth research on an author we really love, or challenging the faculty at trivia night, we also have the privilege of meeting with employers before the fair begins. An hour prior to starting, I was given the opportunity to attend a luncheon with those participating in the fair, which gave me an advantage to talk with them one-on-one. While I was excited to have this amazing chance, the prospect was a bit daunting, since these were the people I would be seeking potential jobs from. The pressure was on to make a memorable first impression. Continue Reading

13 Feb

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The Honors Program at MSMC

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Honors Council
Honors Council: (Top row, left to right) Emily Knapp, Service Representative; Sandra Wamsley, Webmaster; Alyssa Watkins, Chair; Emily DiBiase, Public Relations Representative. (Bottom row) Elizabeth Ma, Secretary; Nicole Harvilla, Historian; Colin O’Keefe, First Assistant; Allison Cowan, Treasurer. Not pictured: Stephanie Weaver, Faculty Representative.

“Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” – William A. Bard

Hi! My name is Emily and I’m the Public Relations Officer for the Student Honors Council. In case you haven’t heard much about the Honors Program here at MSMC, I just want to take a few moments to talk about this amazing facet of Mount Saint Mary College.

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