MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For Associate Advisors
The First Year at MIT

Advising Fundamentals: Active Listening

First-year students face many obstacles as they transition to campus life and the academic rigor of MIT. When you learn how to manage your conflicts, you are able to help your advisees with similar challenges. A key factor that contributes to successful conflict resolution is founded on active listening. The following lists role of active listening and identifies the active skills needed to achieve it.

Active Listening Skills

Practicing active listening can help your advisees resolve conflicts. For more information, read about conflict resolution.