Study Methods Based on Your Learning Style

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Studying is a skill that you learn over time. It takes time and sometimes is through trial and error. Each class requires a different study method. For some classes flashcards might be the way to go and for another class you might need to rewrite the notes. The study method to use all depends in the way you learn. I will explain the way I figured out how to study and how I have developed a routine for each class. As a visual learner, I like to study using drawings, diagrams and colors. I ...
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Back to School

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Let's face it, when you're 18 and you find yourself on a brand new campus, college is scary! It was no different for me going back for my second bachelor's degree at 28. I left my previous profession and decided to go back for a second undergraduate degree in hopes of applying to a graduate program in the field of medicine. When deciding between potential schools, Farmingdale College was a no-brainer choice because of its smaller class sizes and lower tuition compared to neighboring institutions...
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Top 5 Places to Socialize at FSC

Farmingdale State College is mostly a commuter campus which sometimes makes students feel like they should just go to class then go home! However, Farmingdale State College even though a big commuter campus has tons of unique experiences and locations where you can get to know the campus community. Farmingdale may be a medium-sized school, with an estimate of 9,600 students but, sometimes it can be challenging for students to find places to make friends. The best way to enhance your Farmingdale ...
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Top 5 Places to Socialize at FSC

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Farmingdale State College is mostly a commuter campus which sometimes makes students feel like they should just go to class then go home! However, Farmingdale State College even though a big commuter campus, has tons of unique experiences and locations where you can get to know the campus community. Farmingdale may be a medium-sized school, with an estimate of 9,600 students but, sometimes it can be challenging for students to find places to make friends. The best way to enhance your Farmingdale...
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Becoming a Mentor on Campus

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Ever wonder what its like to be a mentor? Or wonder how to become a mentor as a college student? There are many ways. A mentor is a person who can be trusted and usually gives advice to people. On campus I’m a part of Rambassdors, Orientation Leader and just became a Resident Assistant. All those positions plays a crucial role in the student life of Farmingdale. As a mentor Farmingdale State College has become a second family students to where all the resources and assistance are provided for...
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Three Ways to Reduce Stress During Finals

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It’s every college student's worst nightmare: finals. You took notes on every word the professor said, bought the class textbook, looked at every quizlet out there and you are still feeling stressed. Even if you are completely prepared with all the material, you won’t be able to anticipate all the test questions. That stress feels like a boulder sitting on your chest and you really need a way to just relax so you can study. Luckily, there are hundreds of ways to reduce stress and anxiety and I a...
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Family, Moral, Values, and Respect

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My name is Michael Kelly and I am a senior that is matriculated into the Bioscience Major and Chemistry Minor here at Farmingdale State College. I am a pre-medical student hoping to one day become a cardiothoracic surgeon. I am heavily involved on campus, being a part of an ample number of clubs and organizations, while holding many credible leadership positions. Some positions include Senator for Student Body at Large for Student Government Association (SGA), Secretary for Student Government As...
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Farmingdale Fraternities and Sororities

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The best advice I can give to all incoming freshman and transfer students is to join some type of club on campus. Joining a club on campus is the easiest way to meet new people and in my opinion is vital for getting the full college experience. With that being said, there are organizations on campus for everyone. Whether you are interested in joining a sport, joining the Anime and Video Game Club, or joining the Business Management Club, there are various types of organizations and clubs for eve...
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Farmingdale Fusion

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Farmingdale Fusion is a Bollywood dance team that emerged on campus about three years ago. Since then, the team has flourished and made big strides in doing shows, holding events, and engaging people to join the team. As you hear the name you would imagine that only people with a South Asian background would be able to join, but no, the team is open to anyone and everyone. I have been with the team since the beginning. Sarah Khan, who is also a Rambassador, is the founder of Farmingdale Fusio...
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Language Opens Doors to Different Worlds

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Language is classified as the ability to obtain and use patterns of communication, which is called linguistics. It’s used to inform a person how another person feels and that lets us not only understand but also question what we already know or don’t know. As far as language goes, English is spoken in nearly every other country and is spreading more, worldwide, as we speak. (Ha get it?). Learning an entirely different language broadens your horizons and also expands your overall knowledge of the...
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