College Survival Skills January 14, 2004

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					  College Survival Skills
Access to Opportunity Orientation
        January 14, 2004

Carol A. Panaccione, Associate Professor
   Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
              panaccione@ccri.edu




“The best way to predict your
    future is to create it.”
  Wer wagt, gewinnt!

(Pronounced: VARE VAGT…GEVINNT)

The one who dares…shall succeed!
Education is
    important to me
             because…
Education is important to me because…


“…it can never be taken away from me, and it
  is something you can pass on to others.”

“…education opens new worlds and ideas.
  It gives me the ability to see things with
  greater clarity…and also the opportunity to
  give back to my society in new and better
  ways.”
5%
             “What you can do,
       or dream you can do, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”
          -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
College vs. High School

High School           College

-Mandatory            -Voluntary

-Study hall           -Study 2-3 hours per class

-Teachers approach -Expect and want you to
 you if they believe attend their office hours
 you need assistance
Which of these qualities
are NOT positive?
 Enthusiasm
 Actively engaged in one’s
  learning
 Asking questions
 Passive in class
 Excellent attendance
 Not prepared for class
Positive Attitude = P.A.C.E

  PASSIONATE

  ACTIVE

  CURIOUS

  ENTHUSIASTIC
Nach und nach
 baut der Vogel
   sein Nest.

Petit à petit,
 l’oiseau fait
    son nid.
While at CCRI: Skills to Succeed:

      Be proactive and persistent
      Explore and utilize available resources
      Introduce yourself to your professors
      Use your time wisely
      Challenge yourself
      Get to know your peers
Effective Study Habits

   Complete assignments on time
   Always go to classes well-prepared
   Plan your week
   Ask questions
   Be organized
   Learn what works best for you
   Explore different learning styles
To succeed is when…
Students
Utilize
Creatively and
Consciously
Every
Single
Second
“Own your Education”

   Be an ACTIVE LEARNER
 Have  a passion for learning
 Be enthusiastic

 Realize your own unique
  potential
    Online Resources at CCRI
    CCRI
    http://www.ccri.edu/

   Access to Opportunity
    http://www.ccri.edu/access/

   Library – HELIN System
    (Higher Education Library Information Network)
    http://131.128.70.2/screens/opacmenu.html
  "Man's mind, once
  stretched by a new
idea, never regains its
 original dimensions.“
   -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
   US Supreme Court Justice
NOTHING GREAT WAS EVER
  ACHIEVED WITHOUT...


    ENTHUSIASM
      -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wer wagt, gewinnt!
 I shall succeed!
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