First Year Advice

As you transition from high school to college, there are many things you can do to make sure you have a good first year. This readiness can begin during the summer.

So read the advice on the following pages about

  • Finding a summer bridge program
  • Choosing the right classes
  • Developing a good class and study schedule
  • Getting involved on campus
  • Using office hours and getting academic help
  • Making friends
  • Living well with roommates
  • Staying close to family

Read the advice from college freshmen and get more ideas about transitioning the best you can into your freshman year.