A mental rut can leave you stuck, with no way to get out. However, sometimes it takes someone a bit quirky to pull you out of it. This concept is the start of my webcomic, Welcome to Simmer.
During your senior year as a communication student, you are not only worried about passing all of your classes to graduate, but you have to focus on creating an amazing capstone. There is enough stress with everything you want to accomplish before you graduate, why not make your capstone process a little easier? We have just the trick! We asked two current communication seniors graduating this December advice on how to survive your capstone based on their experiences.
For every Comm major, Senior Capstone is the last project you have to face before graduation. It can can be very stressful and time-consuming, but it’s also your last chance to leave your mark before you walk the stage. The process can be tricky, so we’ve put together a few do’s and don’ts to help guide you through Capstone.
My name is Alex Ponton. I was a transfer student from Frederick Community College two years ago, but now I am a 2017 graduate at Shepherd with a major in Communication & New Media and a minor in Marketing. My capstone journey started in the Fall Semester 2016, and after a rocky start in Capstone Prep I managed to plan out the majority of my capstone before filming it early into the Spring semester. Continue reading