Academics - All Posts

Get Excited for the First Day of Classes!!

The first day of classes for the Fall semester is tomorrow (ahhh!!)! Here’s some tips to help you not only survive but thrive as

A Taste of Summer

We Admit It!  With move-in last week and Convocation right around the corner, it has been an exciting time for us here at William

Lessons Learned from the First Semester

Your first semester of college life can be a pretty big transition! Here are some things that can make that switch easier: Establish a

Magnitude and Direction

“If you remember anything from this class, I want you to remember that a vector has both magnitude and direction” – T. Wayne, my

How to Plan Your First Semester Courses with Minimal Panic

As many of you are finishing up College Studies right now, you may still be a bit overwhelmed by the prospect of planning your

Receive and Take Advantage Of What Has Been Given To You.

With only three weeks left in our time in DC, it’s important to reflect on what has been going well, what needs fixing and

Taxi Drivers Know More Than You Think

By Henry Young ’20 CAD Student Researcher Summer Fellows Cohort 2018 Hello everyone! I arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, a little more than

Powered by Caffeine: W&M’s 24-Hour Global Innovation Challenge

By Shivani Gupta ’19 Executive Board Member of WMGIC This year the William & Mary Global Innovation Challenge (WMGIC) drew in over 65 students

A Weekend for Reflection

It is Memorial Day and our summer in DC is officially off to a fantastic start! My name is Mariana Eraña Salmerón and I