Hashtags for Student Success Created by New UM-Flint Faculty

  • #BeActive
  • #BeaLeader
  • #beflexible
  • #BeFocused
  • #Commitment
  • #EmbraceChange
  • #Engage
  • #ENGAGE
  • #EnjoyLearning
  • #FailBetter
  • #Failforward
  • #FindBalanceDAILY
  • #Future
  • #Grit
  • #Integrate
  • #Learningisfun
  • #LoveLearning
  • #NeverSettleForCs
  • #perseverance
  • #practice
  • #Stayengaged
  • #TakeChances
  • #UMATTER
  • #WorkHardAndNeverGiveUp

New UM-Flint Faculty Advice to Incoming Students

  • Ask for help early and often-we are here to help!
  • Connect with at least one other student in each class to study with
  • Courses will pass, while the love of learning stays for life
  • Do not be shy in seeking help and advice
  • Don’t be afraid to sit near the front, especially if you are easily distracted
  • Empower yourself to be at the top
  • Enjoy new things
  • Find connections across your course work and throughout your life.
  • Find the balance
  • Focus your energy in pursuit of excellence
  • Get enough sleep- everything else will be better if you do
  • Get involved in your school community.
  • Get involved. Join clubs, go to class, visit professors, and stay active.
  • Identify the problem you want to solve
  • Keep pushing when you hit a rough patch, the feeling you have when you make it through will be worth the struggles
  • Make time for school and studying- plan ahead and keep to your schedule
  • Network, Network, Network Now!
  • Never hesitate to ask questions no matter how insignificant
  • One step at a time. Limit mistakes
  • Plan a career not just a job.
  • Plan ahead! Plan your day, your week, your semester!
  • Plan well and stick with your plan (but allow flexibility)
  • Plan your life; school is only part of it
  • Take chances- be open minded to new opportunities and don’t let fear get in the way
  • Take time for yourself. Keep yourself mentally and physically healthy. Get enough sleep and eat well.
  • The long road is the most rewarding. Enjoy the experience!
  • Treat yourself like someone you love.