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“The First Year Experience (FYEX) Peer Educator”

FYEX 200 – 1 credit hour

The First Year Experience Peer Educator serves as a student role model and resource for first year students. He or she will work closely with an Interest Group (FYEX-102) or First-Year Seminar (FYEX-101) instructor in order to assist new students with the often overwhelming transition to university life.  Peer educators lead group discussions and help familiarize new students with campus resources and activities.  Through this process, peer educators gain valuable experience with teaching, team-work and leadership; they also earn 1 elective credit hour.

Specific Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications

Contact shollida@shepherd.edu to learn more and apply!

FYEX Peer Educator Guide

FYEX Peer Educator Application

Helping Guidelines & Boundaries

“The Power of Peer Leadership”

Helpful Tips from a FYEX Peer Educator

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Five Helpful Study Tips

Procrastination

How To Get Involved

Advice for a Rough Semester

Advising and Building a Schedule for Next Semester

Ways to De-Stress

Money Management

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