"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it."
Successful Students have learned to:
Manage their time well
Get help when they need it
Make the most of all the opportunities the university has to offer.
Strategies to Better Your Grades
There are concrete strategies you can use to earn better grades in your classes. Regardless of what your study habits have been in the past, new classes present new challenges and you need to use new strategies to overcome them.
Attend all classes, come prepared to class, and complete assignments on time.
Balance major classes with GE & elective classes.
Exercise the 2:1 ratio for studying. Study at least two hours for every one hour that you are in class.
Take advantage of CANVAS course tools such as tracking assignments, due dates, reminders and estimating your grades in classes.
First Semester Advice
Each week of your first semester as a college student brings new challenges and opportunities.The Academic and Career Advising Center has created the First Semester Advice newsletters to guide you through this exciting time, with encouragement, success strategies and reminders of important dates.
Click each week below for timely tips, tricks and helpful advice from you Advisor!