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Module 1: Motivating SuccessTypes of Students:Traditional Students: Traditional undergraduate students enroll in college immediately aftergraduating from high school, and continuous full-time during the fall and spring semesters.Nontraditional Students: Nontraditional students do not enter college in the same calendar yearthat they finish high school, attend classes part-time due to full-time work obligations.International Students and/or Nonnative Speakers of English: International students are thosewho travel to a country different from their own for the purpose of studying in collegeFirst-Generation College Students: First-generation students do not have a parent who graduatedfrom college with a baccalaureate degree.Students with Disabilities: Students with disabilities include those who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders, blindness or low vision, brain injuries, deafness/hard-of-hearing,learning disabilities, medical disabilities, physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, and speechand language disabilities.Types of Classes in Your Degree Plan:A core courses: is a course required by your institution, and every student must take it in order toobtain a degree. It’s sometimes also called a general education course.A course required in your major: is essential to your specific field of study.An elective course: is a variable component of your curriculum.Ensuring Success in Your First Year:Orientation, First-Year Seminars, Advising, Early Warning Systems, Learning Communities,Student Success Initiatives, Remediation, Grades and Your First-Year Success.Module 2: Goal Setting and Time ManagementDefining Goals:Goals can relate to family, education, career, wellness, spirituality, and many other areas of yourlife. Goals are associated with finite time expectations, even deadlines.Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Goals:Short-term goals (today, this week, and this month).Medium-term goals (this year and while in college).Long-term goals (from college on), you’ll need to first achieve a series of shorter goals.
Your Time Management Style:The Early Bird: checklistsThe Balancing Act: the basic organizational skillsThe Pressure Cooker: get things done and almost always at the last minute.The Improviser: frequently wait until the last minute to do assignments.

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