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College Success
College SuccessChapter 1: EXPLORING COLLEGE
1.1 Why College1.2 The First Year of College Will Be an Experience1.3 College Culture and Expectations1.4 How Can This Book And This Course Help
1.I am fully aware of the expectations of college and how to meetthem.2.I know why I am in college and have clear goals that I want toachieve.3.Most of the time, I take responsibility for my learning new andchallenging concepts.4.I feel comfortable working with faculty, advisors, and classmates toaccomplish my goals.
Recognize the purpose and value of college.Describe the transitional experience of the first year of college.Discuss how to handle college culture and expectations.Identify resources in this text and on your campus for supportingyour college success.
Exploring CollegeReginaldReginald has, after much thought andwith a high level of family support,decided to enroll in college. Heworked several years in his family’sbusiness, is married, has a son. It hasbeen almost a decade since he sat in aclassroom.MadisonMadisonrecently graduated from highschool in the top 10 percent of her class,and she earned college credit while inhigh school. She feels academicallyprepared, and she has a good sense ofwhat degree she wants to earn.Student ComparisonThey have quite a bit in common.They are both committed to this new chapter in their lives.They will have even more in common as they move through each term, focuson a major, and plan for life after graduation.
Exploring CollegeThey have a lot in common with you as well because you are in a similar position—starting the next chapter of the rest of your life.You will first learn more about identifying the reason you are in college.This is an important first step because knowing your why will keep you motivated.Next, the chapter will cover the transitions that you may experience as a newcollege student.The chapter will focus on how you can acclimate to the culture and meeting theexpectations—all of which will make the transition to a full-fledged collegestudent easier.Finally, the chapter will provide you with strategies for overcoming the challengesthat you may face by providing information about how to find and accessresources.
1.1 Why College?Why are you in college?What are the rewards and value of a college degree?Why this course?
Figure 1.2Decision-making about college and our futurecan be challenging, but with self-analysis andsupport, you can feel more confident and makethe best choices.
Why Are You in College?
Why do you want to earn adegree in speech pathology?

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