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Adjusting Academically

How can I keep up my grades?


  • Talk to your professors! Your professors maintain office hours so that you have opportunities to connect with them outside of class. Write down questions you have about course content and assignments, and ask them during office hours. This is a great way to take responsibility for your learning and make important connections with your instructors.
  • Meet with an academic coach in the Academic Learning Center. Your academic coach will help you craft an individualized plan for success.
  • It is important to learn how to manage your time, study effectively, and to have an active approach on adjusting to college classes. Read about some tips to enhance your academic success.
  • In addition to keeping up your grades, the Top 10 Ways to Successfully Adjust to College Life gives pointers about things like stress management and maintaining a positive attitude.