Adam Sylvain

Adam Sylvain
  • Class of 2018
  • Hometown: Rochester, NH
  • Major(s): EPPL Higher Education Master's Program
  • Archived Blogger

About Adam Sylvain

Adam pursued a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, while working as a graduate assistant in the Cohen Career Center. Prior to arriving at William & Mary, he taught English for three years in Northern Virginia. When not absorbed in course reading or looking over resumes, Adam enjoyed competing in intramural athletics, listening to podcasts, and exploring outdoors.

Posts by Adam Sylvain

What I Learned Planning My First Event

Just don’t start any fires. That was the advice I told myself Wednesday, moments before hosting my first large-scale event as a graduate assistant for

Playing Host for ‘A Day at William & Mary’

Experience tells us picking the best academic program, institution, or place of work, requires more than a minimum GPA and the ability to comb

My New Year’s Resolution: Find a Mentor

One of the nice parts of having an extended Winter Break as a student—aside from the obvious time to visit with family and old

Demystifying Academic Life for a Graduate Student

I spent my last two posts reflecting on volunteer and professional development opportunities that have contributed to my graduate student experience at William &

A Higher-Ed Meetup in the Blue Ridge Mountains

One of the aspects I enjoy most about my role as both a graduate student and paraprofessional is the opportunity for professional development. While

Branching Out: Refugee Service in Greensboro, NC

College is a great time to serve. Though a demanding course schedule, part-time work, and extra curricular commitments can seem like a heavy burden,