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What is the course about?
This is updated as of February 17, 2015. 500+ students are already enrolled!
This course offers practical tips and advice on how to be a successful student. It provides a look at types of colleges in the US and why it is important to recognize the differences. A free downloadable e-Journal is provided for students to document their understanding of:
-What they need to know about choosing a college in the United States (for students who are thinking about studying in the US)
-What they need to know about choosing a college within the US
-What they need to know about how to get into college
-What International students need to know about pitfalls
-What they need to know about how to begin college
What kind of materials are included?
A free e-Journal for students to document their journey
Videos, presentations, scavenger hunt and quiz
How long should the course take to complete?
How is this course structured?
There are 5 quick lectures/Videos
Why take this course?
Are you confused about all of the college choices that exist today?
Do you want to learn about how to choose the best college for you?
Do you want to know how to begin your college career well?
Are you beginning college or returning to college?
Do you have kids who are going off to college?
The college journey is fraught with pit falls. Even if you or your child did exceptionally well in high school, you still need to know to Secret to College Success!
This beginning course reveals some of the secrets that you should know before embarking on such a huge endeavor and provides easy step-by-step strategies to help you navigate college so that you can accomplish your academic career goals of your dreams!
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Introduction - here is what you will learn in this course
|Section 1: What you should know about college|
|Quiz 1||20 questions|
This quiz will test your basic knowledge about college
Students will learn college academic and administrative terminology
Learn about types of colleges and why it is important to know the difference!
|Section 2: Now it's time to get started! Use this free e-Journal to document your progress|
|Lecture 4||10 pages|
This includes a free e-Journal for students to fill out and save for future use
|Section 3: What you should know about the application process|
The application process for International and US students will be briefly discussed
|Section 4: What you should know about choosing a major|
|Lecture 6||1 page|
Read about the highest and lowest paying salaries in the US
Learn why choosing a major is not necessary upon entering college
|Section 5: Secrets to College Success - Wrap up|
This is the wrap up of this first course
Dr. Carole Hargrett has over 30 years of experience in universities and colleges. She is a college professor who is also a program manager for Freshman/First Year Experience courses., Sher has designed online courses in Learning Management Systems such as Desire to Learn and Blackboard for her current college. She also teaches graduate level School Law and Diversity in Education courses to students pursuing Master's and Doctoral degrees.
Dr. Hargrett is passionate about helping students to succeed in college so she decided to design and teach this course that provides Secrets to Success in College.
Dr. Hargrett possesses a PhD in Higher Education Leadership, an MA in Adult Education from Florida Atlantic University and a BS in Public Administration from Florida International University. She is the author of the book: Minority Male Student Retention: What Works and What Does Not! And the co-author of the recently published text book, Portfolio for College Success and Beyond: Starting Right to Finish Well!