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Elizabeth C. Hamblet

Elizabeth C. Hamblet, a learning consultant in Columbia University’s disability services office, has worked at the college level for twenty years. In addition to her work with students, she is a nationally-requested speaker on the topic of how to prepare students with disabilities for success at college. Ms. Hamblet is the author of From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students with Disabilities, and her work has appeared in numerous journals. She offers information and advice on her website, www.LDadvisory.com. She can be found on social media at www.facebook.com/LDadvisory and on Twitter @echamblet.

Recent Posts by Elizabeth C. Hamblet:

How to Have a More Successful Semester at College this Fall

Editor's note: This week, we feature guest blogger Elizabeth Hamblet, a learning consultant in Columbia University’s disability services office. Please see her full bio below.

“I honestly don’t know.” The student is looking at a grid showing the days of the week broken into hour blocks that she’s filled in with her classes, sleeping and meal times, and rehearsals. This is her response when I ask her what she did in all of those empty blocks representing unscheduled time instead of her work. And it’s true – she really doesn’t know how she spent those free hours. I get it.