10 episodes

Welcome to the AUS family! The first year of university is the beginning of an exciting journey, but it can also be a challenging transition. On the FYE Chats Podcast, we invite you to listen in as we have candid conversations with fellow AUS-ers and learn more about what it looks like to thrive in the AUS community.

FYE Chats Erica Payne, Mehvash Ali, AUS First Year Experience

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Welcome to the AUS family! The first year of university is the beginning of an exciting journey, but it can also be a challenging transition. On the FYE Chats Podcast, we invite you to listen in as we have candid conversations with fellow AUS-ers and learn more about what it looks like to thrive in the AUS community.

    Panicking about Probation: Study Skills Advice from an Academic Advisor

    Panicking about Probation: Study Skills Advice from an Academic Advisor

    Academic Advisor Shahid Bux shares study skills and strategies for academic success in university.

    • 10 min
    Making New Friends 101: Community Building for All Personality Types

    Making New Friends 101: Community Building for All Personality Types

    Your university years are an ideal time to build a network of quality friendships. But where do you start? In my conversation with Dr. Lisa, our Vice Provost of Student Affairs, we discuss everything from connecting cross-culturally to learning how to choose the right friends.

    • 10 min
    Wave Goodbye to Writer's Block

    Wave Goodbye to Writer's Block

    Whether you are an avid writer or a math person who feels like they can't get a word on the page, the Writing Center (WC) is here for your support. In my interview with Writing Center tutor Konstantina, we discuss the ways that this AUS campus resource may be your new best friend during your first semester. Opening week 3, keep your eye out for more details!

    • 8 min
    Sylla-what?!: A Professor's Guide to the Syllabus

    Sylla-what?!: A Professor's Guide to the Syllabus

    Two very special guests from the School of Business Administration give some much-needed wake up calls about the rigor of college courses and the importance of understanding a syllabus. Professors Jeff & Cindy Baker remind us that your AUS faculty are approachable humans, excited to welcome new students to the [remote] campus.

    • 11 min
    Saying “Bye” to Mom: Tips from a parent about staying in touch

    Saying “Bye” to Mom: Tips from a parent about staying in touch

    In this episode, we have the honor of hearing from an AUS parent. Archana has two children in university and speaks with relatable words for many parents. She also gives wisdom for how students can embrace their new independence, while continuing to interact with their parents.

    • 11 min
    My First Day of College

    My First Day of College

    Feeling nervous about your first day? Worried about waking up to your alarm? Even if you aren't so concerned about picking the perfect outfit for remote learning, you'll probably still feel the first day butterflies!
    On this week's show, we chat with Hadeel, a recent first-year who was in your shoes just one year ago. Hadeel's enthusiasm and transparency will remind you that you are not alone, as she recounts her experience during her first week navigating life as an AUS-er.

    • 9 min

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