Hello lovelies! Today I am discussing a few reasons why you should try to interact with your professors in college. Sometimes doing this can be hard – or even scary! – but the truth is, professors are here to help you succeed and do all they can to ensure your success in college.

Academic Support

Your professors can help you tackle difficult class material and answer any questions you may have on course content. Attending office hours and taking the time to expand your mind and get the answers you need will help you earn a better grade and allow you to know your professor better and have them know you better, too.


Professors can also give you advice on pursuing a career in that major, future classes to take in college, plans for post-graduation, and any other areas of concern you may have. This can be super helpful, because professors are filled with knowledge and are usually more than willing to share it with you.


Professors at major universities often have large networks of people who can help you succeed. By interacting with your professors and maintaining those contacts, you can often be directed toward other people who can help you land your dream job, for example. Networking is absolutely crucial in the current job market, so professors can be super useful in this regard.

Letters of Recommendation

Lastly, professors can provide you with letters of recommendation, which you can use to apply to scholarships, internships, or future jobs. Professors carry status, which can be used to promote you as the perfect candidate for the position you want.

Thank you for reading! I hope you have a better understanding of some ways in which interacting with your professors can help you succeed. Please share your thoughts below or with me on Twitter @CaseyDonart

xoxo Casey


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