One of the most important aspects of
advising is being clear about where students are heading: in
coursework, in extra-curricular activities, in internships, in careers.
In addition to discussing these aspects of the students' lives in
detail, advisers ought to encourage students' use of a
By referring to the
Goal Sheet, and by having the student update it frequently, both adviser
and student can focus in on what progress has been made and what
challenges still lie ahead.