Dealing With your Academic Adviser
There are two things to remember when dealing with your Academic Advisor at school.
That said, you must not fall into the trap of entrusting all your academic business and responsibilities to your advisor. While it is good to be on cordial terms with him or her, you must always insist that you move in the academic direction that is right for you. Don't let an advisor pressure you into taking certain courses or majors just because they might make you more money, or because that's what everyone else does, or for any other reason. Always consider their advice, but in the end you have to do what's right for you, regardless of what your advisor might have to say about it.
By following these two simple rules- stay on good terms with your advisor, and yet stay independent and responsible- you're sure to do well and to make the most of this valuable academic resource!