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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 ...
Stocks Slump as Wall Street’s Big Rally Fades, Yields Rise
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Stocks Slump as Wall Street’s Big Rally Fades, Yields Rise

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA, AP Business WritersStocks are down on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday, giving back some of their big gains from earlier this week as rising bond yields amp up pressure on markets again.The S&P 500 fell 0.4% as of 1:53 p.m. Eastern. The benchmark index is coming off its best two-day rally since the spring of 2020.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 80 points, or 0.3%, to 30,237 and the Nasdaq fell 0.6%.The broader market is still bruised from its stumble in September, but investors have been hoping that signs of a softening economy may convince central banks to temper their aggressive interest rate hikes. Wall Street is also preparing for the next round of corporate earnings reports to get a better sense of how hard the hottest inflati...