Student Success Stories Podcast
A weekly podcast featuring current Baylor students sharing their tips, techniques, and favorite campus resources for academic success!
What can you expect from each episode?
- Study strategies
- Time management tips
- Student organization recommendations
- Baylor resources
- ...and much more!
Student Success Stories is for:
- Students new to Baylor
- Students who want some new ideas for improving their results in classes
- Students who are getting great results in class, but want to refine their study techniques and strategies
- Students who want to connect with on-campus resources and organizations
Episode 14: Pauleen Diamond -- Prioritize Your Time
December 5, 2018 / Duration - 30:10 mins
Do you find yourself ever spread too thin? Are you struggling to find a study routine or study space that is the right fit? Listen to Pauleen Diamond as she shares about her journey at Baylor and what tips and strategies that she's learned along the way to support her academic success.
Episode 13: Bianca Hill -- Give Yourself Space
November 29, 2018 / Duration - 29:04 mins
Do you find yourself putting too much pressure on yourself to get it all done? Are you overwhelmed by the tasks at hand? Listen to this episode with Bianca Hill where she shares the strategies for all the different ways she gives herself space physically, emotionally, and mentally.
Episode 12: Alex Newberry -- Developing a Routine for Success
November 19, 2018 / Duration - 29:52 mins
Do you struggle with developing a study routine? Are you nervous to visit with your professor during office hours? Listen to Alex Newberry as he shares the keys that have led to his academic success at Baylor.
Episode 11: Bisma Zulifqar -- The Power of Preparation
November 6, 2018 / Duration - 45:21 mins
Do you struggle with maintining focus while studying? Are you wanting to learn strategies for preparing best for class? Listen to this episode as Bisma shares some key strategies that have helped her pursue academic excellence.
Episode 10: Lucas McWhirter -- Pursuing Your Passions
October 25, 2018 / Duration - 32:47 mins
Have you ever wondered how to pursue multiple interests in college even when they look very different from each other? Are you interested in developing a close knit study group that will positively impact your understanding of the course material and help you flourish academically? In this episode, Lucas McWhirter shares some great insight on both of these topics plus much more!
Episode 9: Miranda Lee -- Be Present
October 18, 2018 / Duration - 26:05 mins
Having trouble finding the right place to study? Unsure of what next step to take on your journey? In this week's episode of Student Success Stories, Miranda Lee shares how she has approached big decisions in her past as well as those ahead in her future. She also talks about how she find the right study spaces for her as well as the importance of being present in situations from test taking to time management.
Episode 8: Joel Badders -- The Daily Discipline for Success
October 10, 2018 / Duration - 44:40 mins
Have you every wondered what it takes to pursue rigorous course of study while also seeking out meaningful relationships? Are you looking for some concrete examples of disciplined study methods to help you excel in your coursework? Listen to Joel Badders as he shares his strategies for success. From his morning routine to the time he overslept for a test, he share things he's learned along the way to guide him on a path to success.
Episode 7: Sydney Graham -- Give Yourself Grace
October 1, 2018 / Duration - 32:31 mins
Have you ever hit a roadblock when studying and struggled to maintain your motivation? Are you curious how your involvement in campus organizations might influence your future? Listen in as Sydney Graham shares how she keeps her study times exciting, the importance of checking in and listening to yourself, and how her current program of study has opened up exciting new opportunities for her future.
Episode 6: David Roedema -- Prioritize your Time
September 25, 2018 / Duration - 26:20 mins
Have you ever felt unprepared for how different college is from high school? Wondering what to do with the flexibility you now have in your schedule to make sure you spend enough time studying, but also connect with other students? Listen to David Roedema's Student Success Story podcast episode as he shares how he maximizes his time for studying as well as connecting in student organizations. He has some great tips to share!
Episode 5: Jay Jackson -- Attitude is Everything
September 18, 2018 / Duration - 22:00 mins
Wondering how to overcome motivation roadblocks? Need help with prioritization and effective study strategies? Listen to Jay Jackson as he shares the research-based tools he's learned from his psychology classes that are helping him be academically successful at Baylor.
Episode 4: Bethany Pfeiffer -- Making the Most of Your Baylor Experience
September 10, 2018 / Duration - 23:13 mins
Wondering how to stay committed to academic success while also being active in your student organization? Unclear about the major/minor combination that will best prepare you for pursuing your goals after college? Ever think of transferring? Listen to Bethany Pfeiffer as she shares about her Baylor journey and the key factors that have played a role as she pursues excellence.
Episode 3: Ridley Holmes -- "Look at the Big Picture"
September 3, 2018 / Duration - 15:57 mins
Overwhelmed by keeping up with writing down every word from your professors' lectures? Feeling stretched by trying to meet the expectations of others? Listen to Ridley Holmes as he shares the power of taking a step back and prioritizing by considering the big picture both in class and with your friends.
Episode 2: Hannah Hobby -- "Be the best version of yourself."
August 26, 2018 / Duration - 17:20 mins
Wondering how to manage your time well and not get too overwhelmed by commitments? Listen to Hannah Hobby's episode for tips about how to be gentle with yourself while making the most of your Baylor journey.
Episode 1: Toi Tennessee -- Find an Internship and Get Involved
August 20, 2018 / Duration - 22:70 mins
Curious about how to find an internship and get involved on campus? Unsure about planning ahead when writing a paper? Toi Tennessee is a history and sociology pre-law student who shares her tips and techniques for success in these and other areas.