SSC: What is your major?
SSC: When will you graduate?
Aramis: Spring 2018
SSC: What career aspirations do you have?
Aramis: I aspire to become a pulmonologist and work with children suffering from chronic asthma.
SSC: What other plans do you have after graduating from EIU?
Aramis: I plan to continue my education in medical school.
SSC: How did you become introduced to the Student Success Center?
Aramis: The SIHL (Summer Institute for Higher Learning) introduced me to the SSC.
SSC: How long have you visiting someone in the SSC? Who do you visit? How often?
Aramis: I've been visiting Assistant Director Brian Gorman every other week since the start of my enrollment at EIU.
SSC: What were some academic problems you were facing prior to visiting the SSC?
Aramis: I faced problems with time management, procrastination, and studying.
SSC: How did the SSC help you overcome your academic struggles?
Aramis: The SSC scheduled study tables for me to finish my homework.
SSC: Have your academic habits continued to improve since you began visiting the SSC?
Aramis: Now, I schedule my own specific study hours.
SSC: Has your GPA improved? How much?
Aramis: My GPA did not improve but my grades in challenging classes did improve.
SSC: Would you recommend the SSC to other students? What would you say?
Aramis: Yes, I would highly recommend the SSC. I would tell students to do what I did and schedule study table hours.
SSC: Are there specific types of students you would recommend to the SSC to?
Aramis: I would recommend those students who need to study but don't know how.
SSC: Please provide a statement of your overall feelings of the SSC.
Aramis: Overall I have great feeling toward the SSC, they are like family.
SSC: Other comments?
Aramis: More students should take advantage of the SSC, to improve on grades, performance tasks, and studying skills.
Interview completed April, 2015.