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Welcome to Cornell! Ideas to start your semester strong

The transition to Cornell is an exciting one. Just about every student I have talked to comes in with things they are looking forward to and things that they are nervous about. To tip the scale more towards excitement and to allay some of the worries, you need information – the more you know, the […]

Successful students ask for help when they need it!

At the LSC, you will often hear us say, “Successful students ask for help when they need it!”. This advice actually came from our student tutors. When we asked them what they would want to share with new students, this was the most common response. So, you might be wondering, where DO I get help […]

For Families: Preparing to Transition to Remote Learning

Parents and Guardians: How to help your college students while they learn from home during COVID-19 Cornell students did an amazing job and made a Fall 2020 on-campus experience possible. Please congratulate your student for all they have accomplished! Now it’s time to transition to remote learning. Cornell’s Learning Strategies Center is here to help […]

Remote Learning Preparedness Checklist

During this time of learning with Covid-19, it is important to patient, flexible, and forgiving! A little empathy from everyone will go a long way. Take some time to get comfortable and proficient with Zoom, Canvas, and other tools.  Below are some things to think about if you are going to be participating in courses remotely […]