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Transfer Sessions with A.J.

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Hello, my name is A.J. Williams, and this is my initial foray into a WACAC blog aimed at speaking to the Transfer perspective at a four year institution. The goal is to be able to speak to the joys, challenges, …

Thanks for the Entertainment

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While many students this time of year are celebrating wonderful admission letters, scholarship awards, etc., and then there are also the other ones. You know the ones I mean. The students with the situations that make us sigh, cry, laugh, …

I once took a class in which the instructor used what he referred to as the “Jeopardy Method” of grading. Under his system, students earned points for correct test answers, well-written essays, etc., but we could also lose points for …

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“Hey, aren’t you the Transfer Guy?” , said the young woman as I was walking across the SMC campus during the last week of September.  Of course, I was thinking about the upcoming college fair, budget issues, UC and CSU …

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My 50th First Day of School

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Since Mrs. Loomis’ kindergarten class at Parkway Elementary School in Fall 1963, through and including last Monday, August 26, 2013 at Santa Monica College, I have celebrated, and I do mean celebrated, 50 straight “First Days of School”.  I have …