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8 Ways to Build Positive Rapport With Professors | Best Colleges
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8 Ways to Build Positive Rapport With Professors | Best Colleges

As difficult coursework begins to mount, some college students will find it challenging to focus on much more than the content in front of them. But to get the most out of the undergraduate experience, professors say students should view going to class not just as an academic pursuit but also as a way to forge lasting relationships, both with classmates and professors.“From the professor’s standpoint, it is a relationship, it’s not just an assignment,” says Audrey Murrell, professor of business administration, psychology and public and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. “It’s a relationship where we’re investing in your personal and professional development."Those relationships can pay dividends long after graduation, but they start in those classroom moments. While ...