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New Student Planning Guide -Tips for Success

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 Research demonstrates that students are more successful and report greater satisfaction with their college experience when they:

  1. Have a written plan for completing their degree requirements
  2. Register for the first-year seminar course
  3. Have contact with Faculty outside of the classroom
  4. Become involved in Campus Life and Activities
  5. Participate in co-curricular activities such as internships, service learning, co-operative education and campus co-curricular organizations
  6. Meet with a First-Year Advisor 5-6 times during their first-year
  7. Utilize campus resources such as the Academic Support Center and Evelyn S. Field Library
  8. Have a written transfer and career plan


Getting involved in campus activities is a great way to gain leadership experience and meet new people!

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