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Confessions of a College Liaison

“I never had to study in high school”. “My high school did not prepare me for college-level work”. These are two of the most common phrases I hear from the students I work with on a regular basis. As a College Liaison, I work with students who are referred to the Student Success Center for any number of reasons. My role is to then reach out to the student, discuss the referral, and create a plan to get back on track. Most often, referrals come after an exam has been given. Other referrals can be…

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The Best Job on Campus is at Base Camp

Often when I first meet parents either on campus or in the community, their first question is, “What do you do for MU?” The reply for me is easy, “I have the best job on campus!” Describing that job is a bit more complicated, because between the wide array of services offered in the Student Success Center (SSC), and the diversity of our work, it is hard to recap in just a sentence or two.

Discover Your Path to Success

I have used a variety of metaphors over the years to describe what happens in our department, ranging from…

Posted by pasquinid in Academics, Student Services on Thursday May 24, 2018 at 02:12PM
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Five Question with a Writing Tutor at Misericordia University


Briana Scorey is a senior who works as a tutor and writing tutor in the Student Success Center. She answered five quick questions about her time at Misericordia University and working in the Writing Center for past two years. She can recite the alphabet forwards, backwards, and in French.

Briana Scorey and Matthew Hinton

1.) What’s your major?

I’m a double major – English and History. I love literature, but history is one of those cool things to look at it the light of English. I love books, I love reading, I love writing, and…

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Eleven College Concerns Addressed by Misericordia Admissions Counselors

Going to college may seem like an overwhelming and even intimidating experience. There are so many unknowns that can potentially make for an uneasy transition. With the exception of maybe a few brief visits to campus and the student orientation, it is a completely new environment and culture to learn as you are basically starting over. While this is a great opportunity to become anything that you want, there are also the fears and insecurities of what can go wrong. You know that mom and dad aren…

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