It’s true that a healthy body can mean a healthy mind. If you’re not feeling well, it’s harder to do well in class. So maybe part of your study routine should include a workout routine. And staying in shape at ASU is no sweat. (Well, it’s a little sweat.) In this episode, Molly and Ben introduce you to the Sun Devil Fitness Complex, a state-of-the-art campus gym where the new you begins.
Where do you plan to hang out most at ASU? Your dorm room? Starbucks? Your professor’s office? You read that right, your professor’s office. All professors hold weekly office hours, and whether you’re struggling in a class or acing it you should go. In this episode, Molly and Ben explain why, and they tell you about a cool video you should FOH sure check out.
Getting sick is no fun. But at least ASU Health Services makes getting well a little easier. Plus, they offer all sorts of other health resources. Massages anyone? Listen to Molly and Ben talk about all the different ways ASU Health Services can keep you feeling your best.
You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the FAFSA. That’s because by filling it out, you’re unlocking free money to help pay for college, and that’s a big deal. But the FAFSA can be a bit intimidating with all those tax documents and financial questions. In this episode, Molly and Ben talk to Marissa, a student worker in ASU’s financial aid office who just might ease many of your concerns.
If you work for Starbucks, it’s likely that you can attend ASU and earn your bachelor’s degree online — and they’ll cover your tuition. It’s a partnership brewed up by ASU and Starbucks, and thousands of employees of the coffee giant are participating. Some have already graduated. In this episode, Molly and Ben talk to Alexis, a student from Washington, who’s taking advantage of the Starbucks College Achievement Plan.
College is a lot different than high school, but in at least one way it’s the same — you’ll be taking a lot of tests. In this episode, Molly and Ben share their best test-taking tips and let you know if you should study for midterms differently than how you study for a regular exam.
Did you know that ASU offers a way for you to meet new friends before you even get to campus? It’s called devil2devil, a social network for admitted ASU students. You can talk about anything with your fellow future Sun Devils like where you’ll be living and what you’ll be studying. You can even post random pictures of wildlife, if that’s your thing. (Apparently, it’s Ben’s thing.) Listen to Molly and Ben introduce you to devil2devil.
Should you take notes on a laptop or with a pen and paper? Should you buy the textbook? Where’s the best spot in class to sit? Can you skip a class once in a while? In this episode, Molly and Ben share all their best classroom tips so you can do your best in the classroom.
If there’s one website you’ll be on practically every day of your college years, it’s My ASU. It’s basically your own personal homepage where you can see your class schedule and grades, get to-do list notifications, read student announcements, find all your financial information and tons more. Listen to Molly and Ben go over all the ins and outs of My ASU.
One of the best ways to find out if a college is the right fit for you is to visit campus. ASU offers tours led by current students so you can get the straight scoop on what it’s like to go here. And guess what? Ben’s one of the student tour guides. In this episode, he and Molly give you all the details on what it’s like to take an Experience ASU visit tour.