Advice for academic advisers

A glance at the current issue of The Mentor: Advice for academic advisers

Preparation is the key to a good first advising session, says Michael Stokes, an adviser in the program for first-year testing, counseling, and advising at Pennsylvania State University at University Park. Advisers should become familiar with their students on paper before meeting them in person, he writes in the journal, an electronic publication about academic advising in higher education.