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Academic Advising

Academic Advising is a collaborative process through which students, guided by professional academic advisors; realize their maximum educational benefits available to them by better understanding themselves and learning how to use the resources of the University of Miami and the Miami Herbert Business School to meet their own educational needs and aspirations with their ultimate goal toward graduation.

Academic Advising Partnership Overview

  • You are the driver; share your thoughts and aspirations with your advisor.
  • Be flexible and adaptive
  • There is no such thing as a perfect schedule
  • A scheduled advising meeting is 30 minutes.
  • Working with your advisor is a shared responsibility intended to build trust
  • You and your advisor create an academic planner.

Before an advising meeting
  • Review the UM Bulletin
  • Review your Business core curriculum
  • Review your major area of specialization
  • Formulate your questions that need answers
  • Contemplate how you might want to customize your undergraduate degree
  • Consider a Study Abroad semester or experience
  • Contemplate career and/or graduate school options
  • Your goal is to graduate from UM in a timely manner
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