12 Tips for College Success From a Very Smart Professor! by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

School/Education Teens
2 years ago
12 Tips for College Success From a Very Smart Professor!

Have a child headed to college? I wrote 23 tips for academic success for The Huffington Post. Here's a sample! 

  • Get to know your instructors. 
  • Read your syllabi closely. 
  • Plan ahead and stay on top of your work. 
  • Always do the assigned readings. 
  • Work on improving your writing (learn how to cite sources). 
  • Use email etiquette. 
  • Take a course outside of your program. 
  • Choose your major carefully. 
  • Choose your friends carefully, too. 
  • Get involved in campus life. 
  • If you need support, ask for it. 
  • Call your parents!

Good luck!

Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
As the mom of a rising college sophomore, and two rising high school seniors, I really appreciate this great advice, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead! I will be sharing with them, thank you!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
My pleasure! My oldest is only 11 but I hope I'll take my own advice as he gets older! :)

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