Cover art for podcast The Scholar Mindset

The Scholar Mindset

43 EpisodesProduced by Dr. Mario VazquezWebsite

Welcome to The Scholar Mindset podcast. Here we will discuss the best strategies to maximize your time in college. Your success in college lies in the palm of your hands. You will learn how to be successful in higher education settings and beyond. If you are not attending a college or university, fe… read more

43 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

Episode 42: Blueprint for Success in College

January 1st, 2023


In this episode, I shared the importance of creating a plan to achieve your goals, conducting meaningful research, learning from experts, learning …

Episode 41: Midterm Elections #Vote2022

November 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared the importance of voting in the midterm elections and its impact on our communities. Your vote counts, and it matters. So remember to register to vote and cast your ballot to benefit a better …

Episode 40: Networking for College Students

September 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared five reasons why college students should begin networking while still in college. Get a headstart with your career goals …

Episode 39: Start of the College Semester Tips

August 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared six tips for every college student to consider during the start of the academic semester.

--- Send in a voice message:

Episode 38: Success Toolkit for Students

July 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared five resources you should have in your success toolkit. Your degree attainment depends on the resources you use to help you …

Episode 37: Elevator Pitch for College Students

June 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared how to prepare an elevator pitch for college students. The tips will help you customize your elevator pitch to your unique …

Episode 36: Scholarships & Financial Tips for Students

May 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared scholarships and financial tips for students. Visit the U.S. Department of Labor search tool for scholarships information:

Episode 35: Positive Affirmations for Students

April 2nd, 2022


In this episode, I shared 20 affirmations for students to consider using to help change to a positive mindset and reach success in school.

--- …

Episode 34: Emotional Intelligence - A Pathway to Success

March 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared information about Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman and its benefits for students going into the workforce. …

Episode 33: STEM Career Pathway

February 1st, 2022


In this episode, I shared research data on STEM occupations. Careers related to the STEM pathway and wage benefits compared to other non STEM …

Episode 32: New Year Goals

January 2nd, 2022


In this episode, I shared several achievable goals for the new year. These include; investing in yourself, learning to say no, learning mindfulness, …

Episode 31: Learn to Avoid Procrastination

December 2nd, 2021


In this episode, I shared several tips on how to avoid procrastination.

--- Send in a voice message:

Episode 30: Creative Arts Degrees

November 1st, 2021


In this episode, I shared several creative arts careers for college students to consider. If you are talented in the arts, consider the best fit for …

Episode 29: Visualize Your Success

October 1st, 2021


In this episode, I shared the steps to create a digital vision board and how it can help you stay focused on your goals.


Send in a voice message:

Episode 28: Student Reminders for the Fall Semester

September 1st, 2021


In this episode, I shared several tips and reminders for students for the fall semester. Follow these suggestions to help you be successful during …

Episode 27: Intentional Success in College

August 1st, 2021


In this episode, I shared several tips to stay focused with intention while you attend college. Intentional success is something that students can …

Episode 26: Reminders for Undecided College Students

July 1st, 2021


In this episode, I shared several tips for undecided college students. 1. Plan ahead of time. 2. Apply for financial aid and scholarships. 3. …

Episode 25: Stress Management Tips

December 30th, 2020


In this episode, I shared several stress management tips for college students. Stress management is essential for all students to be successful in …

Episode 24: End of Semester Reminders

December 16th, 2020


In this episode, I shared several tips for the end of the semester to-do list. Be mindful that you should always prepare yourself for your next …

Episode 23: Finals Week Tips for Success

December 1st, 2020


In this episode, I shared five tips for a successful final exams week in college. The suggestions can help you lower your stress and anxiety level …

Episode 22: Differences Between a Job and a Career

November 15th, 2020


In this episode, I shared the differences between a job and a career. Students in college and those entering the workforce must understand the …

Episode 21: Avoid Distractions and Focus on Your Success

November 1st, 2020


In this episode, I shared several tips to avoid distractions while attending school. Avoid FOMO - "Fear of missing out." Focus on things that help …

Episode 20: Tips for Finding a Mentor

October 16th, 2020


In this episode, I shared five tips for finding a mentor in college. Mentorship is a valuable experience for all students in any field. The more you …

Episode 19: Midterm Exam Tips for College Students

October 1st, 2020


In this episode, I shared tips for students to prepare for midterm exams. Preparing for exams ahead of time is vital. Avoid test anxiety and join a study group to help you stay on track with your study habits. Create a …

Episode 18: Register to Vote #Vote2020

September 15th, 2020


In this episode, I shared the importance of registering to vote. Please register to vote ahead of time and before your state's designated deadline. …

Episode 17: Everyone Counts #2020Census

August 31st, 2020


In this episode, I shared the importance of completing the U.S Census. By completing the census questionnaire, you are helping your community obtain …

Episode 16: Tips for a Successful Start in College

August 16th, 2020


In this episode, I shared 10 tips for a successful start of your academic year in college. These tips will help you stay focused on the essential …

Episode 15: The Study Buddy Support System

August 1st, 2020


In this episode, I shared the importance of a study buddy in college and its benefits in student success. College students should be mindful of …

Episode 14: Invest in Yourself with a College Education

July 16th, 2020


In this episode, I shared the importance of a college degree and the monetary attainment based on your education level. 


Episode 13: Financial Planning for College Students

June 22nd, 2020


In this episode, I shared several financial planning tips for college students. Our money matters mindset must change during challenging economic …

Episode 12: SMART Goals

June 9th, 2020


In this episode, I shared the SMART goals concept to help college students create a clear roadmap to success. Your goals should be specific, …

Episode 11: Distance Learning - Today's New Normal in Higher Education

May 26th, 2020


In this episode, I shared the differences between remote learning versus online learning options in higher education. Distance learning options are …

Episode 10: Time Management Tips for College Students

May 17th, 2020


In this episode, I shared several strategies to help you manage stress and time effectively while attending college. Balancing school and life …

Episode 9: Service Learning in College

May 10th, 2020


In the episode, I shared the importance of service-learning in college. Our guest described her experiences in Africa. Please consider participating …

Episode 8: Save Money in College

May 5th, 2020


In this episode, I shared money-saving tips you should consider in college and beyond. You will learn why you should budget and make mindful …

Episode 7: Rock Your Vote!

April 27th, 2020


In this episode, I shared a brief history of voting legislation in America and the importance of this civic engagement. You will learn which age range is the highest in our elections and which gender beats the race to …

Episode 6: The Gift of Giving

April 20th, 2020


In this episode, I shared the value and importance of donating money, time and things to our charity of choice. Please consider donating to your local charity. Everyone benefits from the gift of giving to our …

Episode 5: Military & Veteran Students in College

April 9th, 2020


In this episode, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran student shared his success story in college. He aspires to become a professor and help other veterans …

Episode 4: Graduate Faster with CLEP Exams

April 2nd, 2020


In this episode, you will learn how to accelerate your college graduation date and save money by taking CLEP exams. There are 34 exams that offer …

Episode 3: Virtual Advising - Today's New Normal

March 28th, 2020


In this episode, I shared 10 tips for a successful virtual academic advising session. Be prepared to meet with your college advisor even from a …

Episode 2: Undecided Students - Tips for Success

March 26th, 2020


In this episode, I shared several tips for success for the undecided college student. Follow these steps to ensure your success in college and …

Episode 1: Academic Advising Appointments Matter

March 21st, 2020


In this episode, I shared 8 tips for a well informed academic advising appointment session. Be prepared with a list of questions so that your appointments with your advisor are well worth your time. Your success …

Loading ...

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to The Scholar Mindset


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens