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Dr. Lytinski - Welcome Message to Engineering Freshmen Video (4:07)

Dr. Lytinski welcomes freshmen to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University.

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Dr. Greene - Welcome Message to Engineering Freshmen Video (6:11)

Dr. Greene discusses what you'll be doing when you come to campus and the attitude you need to bring when you study at Western Michigan University.

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Josh and Kim Explain Their Freshman Project Audio Podcast (16:30)

An interview with two '06 WMU freshman engineering students, from the development/design stage through their travels to present their project in Washington D.C.

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Why Your Class Syllabus is So Important Audio (12:22)

What is a syllabus, why is it so important? Why you should pay very close attention to it and keep it in a safe place.

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An Engineering Students Survival Guide Audio (14:30)

You say things aren't going quite the way you'd like this semester, especially in your ten o'clock class? The professor just covers the board with equations and doesn't explain anything? The textbook is dry as dust and doesn't have worked-out examples? The exam problems are nothing like the homework and class averages are in the 40's?

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Receiving Higher Test Grades Audio (3:59)

Many of you have told your instructor that you understood the course material much better than your last test grade showed, and some of you asked what you should do to keep the same thing from happening on the next test. Let me ask you some questions...

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Frequently Asked Questions Dealing with Academics Audio (7:50)

Questions and Answers about academic probation, GPAs, dropping classes, academic advising, financial aid, jobs, internships.

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Frequently Asked Questions Dealing with Academic Advising Audio (3:26)

Why should I see an advisor? Who is my advisor? How often should I see my advisor? How do I make an appointment to see my advisor?

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Frequently Asked Questions Dealing with Financial Aid Audio (3:46)

Questions and Answers about who to contact with financial aid questions, how to get your award, when to apply, eligibility, campus jobs, and internships.

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