Whether you are an undergrad or a grad student, academic advising is important. However, review of the literature shows that graduate students are often least likely to have access to good academic advisors.
But what is good academic advising?
Good advising consists of receiving helpful information on a regular basis and in a timely manner, being socialized into the role of the academic, working with faculty who model successful behavior, and working with faculty who care about the success of students.
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