These meetings are designed to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses when it comes to academics. We have a wide range of strategies that may help you refine your note taking, time management, test preparation, and organization skills. Please come prepared with some class materials so that we can practice some strategies.
Meet Our Consultants
Dr. Rebekah Reysen, Assistant Director for Academic Support Programs
About Rebekah: Rebekah is the Assistant Director for Academic Support Programs for the CSSFYE. She coordinates programs for the academically at-risk students at UM: EDHE 101 – Academic Skills for College, EDHE 202 – Fundamentals of Active Learning, the Contractual Readmission Program, and the Peer Leadership program. Rebekah also teaches EDHE 105 – Freshman Year Experience, EDHE 101, and conducts academic consultations.
Originally from Napa, CA, Rebekah went to Purdue University and received degrees in psychology and theater. She received both her master’s and Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Mississippi. Rebekah is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Distance Certified Counselor (DCC). She has been published in a variety of counseling journals and on topics related to student motivation, career development, attachment, group therapy, and workaholism tendencies.
Jeremy Roberts, Learning Specialist
About Jeremy: Jeremy is the Learning Specialist for Academic Support Programs in the CSSFYE. He oversees the daily operations of the at-risk programs; scheduling of presentations and workshops; marketing the ASP services to the University; and meets with parents and students to discuss EDHE 101, 202, and 303, academic coaching and consulting opportunities, and study skills/techniques. Jeremy has taught for CSSFYE since the Fall of 2012 – teaching EDHE 101, 105, and 305 with multiple sections each semester. He is originally from Terry, MS, but has called Oxford home since his freshman year in 2002. Jeremy has degrees in English and Hospitality Management from the University of Mississippi, has his masters in Health and Sports Science from the University of Memphis, and is currently working on his MBA from Delta State University. He is also an event planner with nearly 20 years of experience. He is a Notary Public, Certified Web-Enhanced Instructor, Certified Hospitality Professional, and has been awarded Instructor of the Year Spring 2017 for his work in EDHE 101: Academic Skills for College. Jeremy is passionate about marketing, all things event management, and learning each day from the students he interacts with here on campus.
Maegan Johnston Tatum, Doctoral Candidate
About Maegan: Maegan is a doctoral candidate in Counselor Education and Supervision. She is a graduate assistant for Academic Support Programs, and co-supervisor for the Contractual Readmission Program and EDHE 202 classes. Maegan received her B.A. in Liberal Arts with minors in English, biology, and sociology (2012) and M.Ed. in Counselor Education (2015) from the University of Mississippi. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC).
Dylan Wren, Doctoral Student
About Dylan: Dylan is a doctoral student in Counselor Education and Supervision. He works as a graduate assistant for Academic Support Programs, and co-supervisor for the Contractual Readmission Program and the EDHE 202 class. Coming from Long Beach, MS, Dylan earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Mississippi State University in 2013 and his Master’s of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Ole Miss in 2015. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Whitney Jackson, Graduate Student
About Whitney: Whitney is in the Master’s program for Higher Education/Student Personnel. A native of New Albany, MS, Whitney graduated from New Albany High School in 2007 and completed her undergrad at the University of Mississippi in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in History/English. After college, she worked with the Division of Medicaid as an Eligibility Specialist for several years and later taught 6th grade English Language Arts for two years at Holly Springs Intermediate School. She now serves as a Graduate Assistant in the Center for Student Success and First Year Experience, with academic support programs. She is the wife of Montierre Jackson and outside of studies, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, singing and playing musical instruments, traveling and attending church.
Meredith Gatlin, Graduate Student
About Meredith: Meredith is currently pursuing her masters in Counseling Education with an emphasis on school counseling. She attended the University of Arkansas where she received her B. S. in Public Health. She is from Memphis, TN. She serves as a graduate assistant for the Center with Academic Support Programs. Meredith is an academic consultant, mentor, and graduate instructor for EDHE 202: Fundamentals of Active Learning.
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