Sidewalk with the word "Communication" etched into it.

“Communication” by F Delventhal is licensed under CC BY 2.0

 

Students often reach out to me at the beginning of the term.  They express their concerns about the course, they confess their shortcomings as students and writers, and they solicit some advice.

“What’s the one thing I can do to increase my chances of doing well?” they ask.

“Simple,” I say. “Keep the lines of communication open.”

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