Starting college can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. When I first started college, I was so lost. I did not know where I wanted to take my academic career. I did not know you had to register yourself for classes. I was struggling. Below are some tips to not only survive, but to thrive in college and become successful at NVC.
Know where you are headed.
Having a clear idea of your goals and what path you will take is important when going to community college. If you want to get through community college quickly, you must have some idea of what career you want so that you can plan your path to success.
Register as soon as possible.
College classes fill up fast, if you want to ensure you graduate on time you must always register on time.
Take advantage of student services.
This one is so helpful. NVC has so many resources for you to be successful. The Student Avocacy and Resourse Center can help you with
- Financial Aid
- Counseling and mental health
- Food and shelter
Do the work.
Not all the learning is done in a classroom. Doing your homework and practicing your skills is the most important thing you can do to being successful NVC.
By NVC Digital Media Student Christopher Miranda