Students will make a number of decisions as they continue their academic quests at SIU Carbondale. They will be selecting their majors and deciding if they’ll be attending graduate school. It’s not uncommon for students to seek advice and information from faculty and staff.
You can help them understand the value of graduate school, what it’s all about and if it is right for them. You can also encourage them to get involved in research
outside of the classroom.
Let them know how valuable all of these things can be to them in the future and as their prepare their resumes and seek your assistance in providing them with the letters of recommendation that will help launch their careers.