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Questions to Ask My Advisor

Your Academic Advisor can serve as a resource to many unanswered questions.  Here are some common questions that you can ask at your advising meetings:

  1. My goal in life is to become _____________________.  Do you feel that you can give me good guidance in order to reach this goal?

  2. What is the best way to reach you?
  3. What is the difference between a certificate and a minor?  Should I get a minor?
  4. Is there a guide to help me plan the courses I need to take for my degree?  How do I access this information?
  5. Can I double major?  What would be a good option for a second major?
  6. Can I change majors if I change my mind? How?
  7. How do I access my GPA? How to I calculate it myself?
  8. How do I find out what transfer credits are accepted and what their equivalencies are?
  9. What are the benefits of pursuing a higher degree given my major?
  10. When should I schedule another meeting with you?