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Leaders and role models, 1970s-1980sSubmitted by Barb Thompson from Fort Dodge, IA USA
alum (started out in elem. ed, but ended up with English - Secondary teaching major)
Coffee and Conversation With Advisor
I remember my first time meeting one-on-one with my elementary education advisor whose first name was Carol. I was very touched when this very busy and knowledgable woman made me feel like the most important thing she had to do was make time to answer my little questions and offer specific academic and career advise. She gave me a cup of coffee and I recall how cool I thought that gesture was. Carol made me feel like an adult and that ISU would definitely be a positive partner in my studies here.