6 Ways Graduate Students Can Get an Edge in School

It’s almost National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month (NCOAM), and school is starting up again. Start the school year off strong during NCOAM with free resources and tools from NCCOR!

NCCOR’s resources can assist graduate students in all types of health programs to select the most appropriate measures or datasets for projects. NCCOR’s tools have also been used to enhance thesis and capstone projects by allowing students to successfully conduct systematic reviews and meta analyses, develop childhood obesity interventions, analyze secondary data sets, and much more.

If you’re a graduate student studying nutrition or physical activity related to childhood obesity, here are six things you can do to get an edge in your coursework or research this semester!

  1. Sign up for NCCOR’s Student Hub e-Newsletter: This quarterly student e-newsletter connects you to free tools and resources that can support your schoolwork and research.
  2. Check out our Student Resource Guide: This guide introduces NCCOR’s tools and resources to students and demonstrates how they can be used to enhance studies.
  3. Look at NCCOR’s Q&A for Public Health Students: This handy guide for public health students will show you how you can use the Measures Registry Resource Suite and includes a case study.
  4. Learn from experts with NCCOR’s Connect & Explore webinar archive: Hear from top experts in the field right at home. For a specific example on how to use NCCOR’s resources, check out this webinar featuring a graduate who used the Measures Registry.
  5. Read this case study to learn how you can use NCCOR resources: If you watched the webinar in #4 and want to reference the case study, you can find it on our website. The case study outlines one graduate student’s experience using NCCOR’s Measures Registry to enhance his summer project with the Boys & Girls Club.
  6. Share this resource guide with your professor: This fact sheet explains what NCCOR’s Measures Registry Resource Suite is and how to incorporate it into the classroom. Your professor will appreciate you sharing this helpful resource!

To learn more about NCCOR’s resources for students, check out the NCCOR Student Hub and don’t forget to share with your friends!

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