Things I wish I knew as a       Freshman  By Donnya Ajdari , WECE Freshman Liaison
Research Professors Thoroughly SGA course critique   http://www.sga.gatech.edu/critique/Search.php Ratemyprofessor.com Mye...
SchedulingEnglish Topics    http://lmc.gatech.edu/undergraduate/stac/courses/coursed    etails.php?coursetype=1&term=1&yea...
Attend LectureClicker questions get you points  Are occasionally test questionsProfessors give out hints during lectureLec...
Expand Social NetworkWECE!!!!Join clubs and be an active member – and future leaderPlay on an intramurals or club teamVolu...
Use Your ResourcesFree Print AllowanceProfessor and TA office HoursOMED tutoringECE tutoring for 2000 level coursesCS Help...
More ResourcesFREE Library classes:  InDesign CS5  Photoshop CS5  Adobe Illustrator CS5  Dreamweaver CS5  Essential Databa...
ECE ResourcesComputer Labs:  Van Leer    C257    4th floor writing lab  Klaus    1440,1446, 1448, 2440    Can print in all...
MentoringSAA Mentor jackets  Alumni-to-student mentoring programWIE M&M (Mentors & Mentees)  Peer mentoring for undergradu...
OpportunitiesOpportunity Research Scholars Program(ORS)  Undergrad-to-Grad research projects and workshopsGeorgia Tech Res...
Internships & Co-opDivision of Professional Practice - http://www.profpractice.gatech.edu/Find internships, co-ops, full t...
Join the WECE Facebook pageSearch for Women in ECE (WECE)Find study groupsBook trades/salesCourse scheduling adviceEvent n...
Unsure about major?COE 1000 for undecided engineersWIE section of GT 1000Undecided AdvisorTalk to upperclassmen who have d...
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Things i wish i knew as a freshman

  1. 1. Things I wish I knew as a Freshman By Donnya Ajdari , WECE Freshman Liaison
  2. 2. Research Professors Thoroughly SGA course critique http://www.sga.gatech.edu/critique/Search.php Ratemyprofessor.com Myedu.com Koofers.com Has past exams as well Facebook group – ask someone! Search for Women in ECE (WECE)
  3. 3. SchedulingEnglish Topics http://lmc.gatech.edu/undergraduate/stac/courses/coursed etails.php?coursetype=1&term=1&year=6&coursearea&sub mit=searchGatech.courseoff.comECE Curriculum Spreadsheets http://www.ece.gatech.edu/academics/undergrad/2012- new-curricula.htmlDegreeworks.gatech.edu
  4. 4. Attend LectureClicker questions get you points Are occasionally test questionsProfessors give out hints during lectureLecture slides don’t provide all of the informationThe buddy up method
  5. 5. Expand Social NetworkWECE!!!!Join clubs and be an active member – and future leaderPlay on an intramurals or club teamVolunteer in Campus Events with WECE (and otherorganizations)cyberbuzz.gatech.edu/organizationsBut don’t over-exert yourself – choose 2-3 organizations
  6. 6. Use Your ResourcesFree Print AllowanceProfessor and TA office HoursOMED tutoringECE tutoring for 2000 level coursesCS Help DeskPLUS sessionsECE Undergrad Prof. CommunicationCULC Tutoring ServiceCULC communication center
  7. 7. More ResourcesFREE Library classes: InDesign CS5 Photoshop CS5 Adobe Illustrator CS5 Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Databases and Research Resources Citation Searching: Using Articles you know to find ones you don’t
  8. 8. ECE ResourcesComputer Labs: Van Leer C257 4th floor writing lab Klaus 1440,1446, 1448, 2440 Can print in all these labs. Klaus 1446 and 1448 have color printers
  9. 9. MentoringSAA Mentor jackets Alumni-to-student mentoring programWIE M&M (Mentors & Mentees) Peer mentoring for undergraduate female engineering students Freshman get paired with juniors, sophomores get paired with seniors
  10. 10. OpportunitiesOpportunity Research Scholars Program(ORS) Undergrad-to-Grad research projects and workshopsGeorgia Tech Research Institute(GTRI)Virtually Integrated Projects (VIP) – 1-2 hour project classLeadership Opportunities: WECE!!! LeaderShape Emerging Leaders Executive Round Table AIESECComing up: Undergraduate Research Panel – Nov 29
  11. 11. Internships & Co-opDivision of Professional Practice - http://www.profpractice.gatech.edu/Find internships, co-ops, full time: http://www.career.gatech.edu/Register early if you’re looking for a job! Co-op/Internship Orientations Schedule: http://www.coop.gatech.edu/calendar_events.htm ECE Career Fair – Early January Internship Fair – Early JanuaryResume and CV Workshops in the UPCPInterviewing Tips Workshop: Coming in spring 2013!Coming up: Internship Panel – October 18th
  12. 12. Join the WECE Facebook pageSearch for Women in ECE (WECE)Find study groupsBook trades/salesCourse scheduling adviceEvent notificationsSpecial treat: ask peers for info on past semesters
  13. 13. Unsure about major?COE 1000 for undecided engineersWIE section of GT 1000Undecided AdvisorTalk to upperclassmen who have done Co-ops orInternships – talk to us!You have time to decide without getting behind onthe course schedule
  14. 14. Questions?

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