The Compass - Discover Yourself

Academic Transitions

 Complete items 1 and 2.  Next, select ONE activity from items 3 through 11.


 Complete the following TWO items

 1. Review academic resources and describe of one strategy you will use in the future:
      
Date Completed ________                                                                                                                    

 2.  Find a daily planner (paper or electronic) and learn how to use it.      

- "How to Organize your Planner" worksheet is available online or at the Resource Center in the Compass.  Date Completed ________


In addition, choose ONE of the following (Choose one activity from number 3-11):

 3.  Sign up for a tutor   
Date Completed ________
   
 4.  Visit the writing and math center  
Date Completed ________

 5.  Attend an OLS (Office of Learning Services) Workshop relating to study skills.  Answer the reflection questions below.      Date Completed ________

Questions:
- What three things did you learn from completing the workshop?
- List three ways you can apply what you learned into your academics.

 6.  View videos and pod casts on Compass Website and write a reflection.  
         Date Completed ________

Questions:
- What three things did you learn from the podcast?
- List three ways you can apply what you learned into your academics.

 7.  Academic Warning Workshops - visit the Compass for more information 
       
Date Completed ________

8. Review two articles on improving your academic performance:  Date Completed ________

        

 9.  Check with faculty about midterm grades/academic progress   Date Completed _______

Questions to ask your professors:

- What is the best way to study for this course?
- What advice to have you on how to be successful in this course?
- What are your office hours?


 10.  Attend a residence hall workshop related to academic skills.
  Date Completed ________

 11. Enroll and complete GST 100: College Orientation and Success - fall semester only         
         Date Completed ________

 12.  Form a study group     Date Completed ________

 - Review "how to set up an effective study group"