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Breaking Through Writer’s Block

By Josh Hutchison, PhD, director of Logan’s Writing Center Logan University Student Affairs presents strategies for getting unstuck: 1. WIRMI. Many people already use this technique but might not know there’s a name for it. You might think of it as “self-talking” or “breaking it down.” WIRMI stands for “What I really mean is,” and how you do it is straightforward: you forget about phrasing things nicely, you forget about citation and incorporating sources, you forget about your potential audience and logical organization and just write what you want to say but can’t seem to put right. If you find …

#MadeForMidterms: Top 10 Test Taking Tips

By Stacia Rosen, Academic Success Coach Midterms can tend to be scary and overwhelming (#truth).  But, with these 10 test taking tips, you’ll be ready to tackle any exam thrown at you.  Get ready to be #MadeForMidterms! Before the Test REVIEW Compile main ideas/topics on one page for easy review. Use flashcards or an app and repeat those concepts you may have difficulty remembering. Create a practice test. Take advantage of your instructor’s office hours for any content specific questions. Avoid cramming the night before the exam. BRAIN BREAK Take a break to exercise, read, or spend time with your …

Sallie Mae Webinar on “Paying for Graduate School”

Logan Graduate Students: Sallie Mae, an education loan provider,  is offering a live “Paying for Graduate School” webinar on select days in October and November. Graduate students and their families can learn how graduate school is financed, whether FAFSA might help, and if scholarships and other opportunities are available. The webinar will highlight the differences between the Federal Grad PLUS Loan and private student loan programs, and focus on encouraging responsible borrowing while helping students find the right solutions to help pay for their education. Wednesday, October 21 | 1pm-2pm ET Register Now Thursday, October 22 | 4pm-5pm ET Register …

Meet Logan’s Academic Success Coaches

From your first day of classes through graduation, Logan’s Academic Success Coaches are here to help with everything from registering for classes to staying on track in your degree program and more. Get to know the team below, and don’t hesitate to reach out for help with any challenges you may face on your learning journey. Terra Kneeland Hi! I am the ASC for the Human Biology students at Logan. I live in Wentzville, MO, with my husband (Steven), two-year-old son (Ian) and six-month old daughter (Isabelle). We have three cats, who are giant pains in the butt, but we …

Meet Logan’s Admissions Team

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With seven degree programs and a variety of electives and clinical opportunities, Logan University offers many paths to a rewarding career in natural health care. Our expert admissions team is ready to help you take the next step in your educational journey—get to know the team below, and don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have about becoming a Logan Leopard.   Natacha Douglas, MBA Bonjour! My name is Natacha Douglas, and I am the Vice President of Admissions and Financial Aid. Prior to Logan, I served as the Vice President of Operations at Salem International University. …

Remembering Your Why

By Amy Pollock, Academic Success Coach I remember my first semester of graduate school. I was so excited to begin my program because I knew it was the first step towards my new career and I was looking forward to this new beginning. Do you remember this time at the beginning of your program? The excitement of a new start and the dreams of a future you were destined for made you feel like it was your time. You jumped into your program with two feet and couldn’t wait to see what was being covered next. You knew it wouldn’t …