academic advisor n. a person who helps students make decisions about their academic programs 导师
Example: Dr. Jones is the academic advisorfor the engineering students.
Suggestion: You should see your academic advisor before you decide.
Assumption: Dr. Jones is your academic advisor?.
Problem: I can't see my academic advisor until Friday.
ace v. to receive a grade of A 得到A等成绩
Example: I aced that exam.
Suggestion: Find someone who aced the course to help you.
Assumption: Kathy aced her computer science class?
Problem: If I don't ace the final, I'll get a B in the class.
admissions office n. the administrative office where students apply for admission to a college or university 招生办公室
Example: I have an appointment at the admissions office to review my application.
Suggestion: Why don't you go over to the admissions office?
Assumption: You mean you couldn't find the admissions office?
Problem: I need to get to the admissions office before five o'clock.
all-nighter n. a study session that lasts el! night 通宵自习
Example: We had to pull an all-nighter to get ready for the final exam.
Suggestion: if I were you, I wouldn't pull another all-nighter.
Assumption: So you did pull another all-nighter.
Problem: I have to pull an all-nighter in order to be ready for the final exam.
article n. a publication about an academic subject 论文
Example: We read six articles in addition to the reading in the textbook.
Suggestion: You had better read the articles that were assigned.
Assumption: You read the articles already?
Problem: I need to read the articles again.