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1. Having been at NOVA for a semester, Samantha wants to enroll for the fall semester. She missed the priority registration period. Where does she need to go to register for classes?
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2. Samantha hasn't taken a math placement test because she doesn't think that she's good at math. She wants to audit MTH 151, Math for Liberal Arts, to see how she will do. What will you recommend to Samantha?
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3. George heard that the College Success Skills course, SDV 100, doesn't transfer and will be a waste of his time. George asks you to waive his SDV requirement. What response would a wise faculty advisor give George?
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4. Julia isn't interested in earning a degree with NOVA. She wants to take some classes that will ensure her a GPA of 4.0 and transfer to Mason as soon as they will take her. What advice will you give Julia?
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5. You suspect that Joe College has a learning disability (LD) and want him to know about our disability services. Which of the following CAN you do for Joe?
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6. Joe College says that he needs to get accommodations for his disability. He does not have a Memorandum of Accommodation (MOA). Where should Joe go next?
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7. You've an advisee who wants to know whether she can take a CLEP exam. Which is the better resource for learning more about credit by exam options?
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8. You've an advisee who thinks that he should be on the Dean's List. You look at his grades, calculate his GPA, and think that he's right. Who can correct this?
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9. Joe College wants to transfer to the College of William and Mary to study science. Which of the following is considered a better transfer degree option for Joe?
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10. You've an advisee who wants to take classes at NOVA and the George Mason University in the same semester. She believes that she is a dual enrollment student. In all likelihood, which program is she in?
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11. Your advisee, Susan Scholar, discloses to you that she is much stressed and that she cuts herself regularly to relieve the pressure. What course should you take?
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12. Fred is broke and is worried about whether he can attend next semester. Fred knows nothing about financial aid services. What will you advise?
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13. Juan Wise just attended a Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR) session. What does this mean?
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14. Horace didn't go to college and he wants to be a good role model for his sons. Horace wants to earn an associate degree but isn't sure that this will make enough of an impression on his sons to stay in school. What can you tell Horace about associate degrees?
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15. Your advisee is an employee at NOVA. Is she entitled to take classes for free from NOVA?
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16. What is the College's quality enhancement plan (QEP) for the next five years?
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