For many students, going away to college marks the first time they are own their own.
Successful students learn how to make the most out of their college experience. Here is a list of 21 things your student can do to make sure enjoy college and graduate ready to take the next step in their life.
one individual at UF, either a faculty member and/or staff member who you
will grow to know and feel comfortable with.
what helping resources your campus offers and where they are
why you are in college.
a daily schedule and stick to
you’re attending classes full time (12-15 hours per semester), don’t work
more than 20 hours a week.
and improve your study habits.
how to use your campus library.
enhance your writing skills.
critical thinking skills.
great academic adviser.
one or two close friends among your peers.
and ask questions.
in campus activities.
your health seriously.
can’t avoid stress, learn how to defuse it.
up to class.
that you are not alone.
Learn to appreciate yourself more.
Try to have realistic expectations.
Visit the Office of Career Services
*Taken from Your College
Experience: Strategies for Success,
Edited by John N. Gardner