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Reflect on the Experience

July 24th, 2015

In our fast paced society it is sometimes easy to forget the purpose of each day. Many of us just go through the motions without reflecting on experiences and without truly preparing mentally for challenges ahead. As summer is winding down and the new school year is approaching we thought it would be beneficial to discuss the art of reflection and being mindful in our daily lives. This approach to life is helpful in many ways but especially in the classroom.

The article we’ve linked to below was written to help college students reflect on their research experiences and it may be a useful guide for your own reflections. Think about all that you’ve experienced over the summer, what you’ve learned from these experiences and how they’ve changed you. The answers may not come easily! When you have clarity about your thoughts, consider how the new you can set goals and tackle challenges in the school year ahead, mindful of whether your priorities and interests have changed.


Read more at University of Connecticut - Office of Undergraduate Research >>

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