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

School/Education Teens
3 years ago
College Freshmen: 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!

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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! :)
Kristan Wager
Great tips! Doing the small things consistently = success!
Meredith Schneider
Awesome tips Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead ! Gonna share this with my two teens , Freshman and a Junior this year and my little ones are in 2nd and 5th grade. Some of these tips they all can get into the habit of doing now.
Nicole DeAvilla
Yes - it is the little things that add up for success. Thanks for sharing these Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
JenniferWong
Hi! I'm a student, too. And my five tips to freshmen are the following. 1) Not missing the classes. 2) Doing assignments as regularly as possible using the site essayreviewexpert.com/review/7... site proposing to choose among the online helpers. 3) Sleeping and eating enough. 4) Hanging with friends, walking in the nature. 5) Shopping at the weekend - it inspires me to keep going to the classes because there I can show my new outfit!

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