College success

5 Goals for First Year Students

Blocks that spell out plan

People who succeed in life, rarely do so by accident.  They make goals and create an action plan to achieve those goals.  College success is no different.  The best types of goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely.  The most common goal students make in college is to get good grades and graduate.  […]

5 Things Nobody Tells You When You Start College


Between the high school college prep courses and college orientations, one would think that first-year college students would be well prepared for college. Between my own college experience and my experience with working with students, I know that this notion is not true!  While college prep or honor classes may prepare students academically and orientations […]