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APW for Freshman Advising Day

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  • Academic Planning Workshop Freshman Advising Day May 6, 2011
  • Workshop Goals
    • Meet some fellow students
    • Learn about academics at Evergreen
    • Intro to planning tools and resources
    • Get ready to register for fall!
  • Before you leave today …
    • You’ll have:
    • A list of three possible programs for fall,
    • With CRN numbers, and,
    • Knowledge of how to go on-line and register.
  • Get acquainted
    • Share some info about yourself:
    • Name, home town and state
    • One talent or skill you have
    • Why you chose to come to Evergreen
  • College is different from high school
    • Only 15-20 hours/week in class; up to 30+ hours/week of studying outside of class
    • Few or no reminders about deadlines, tests, assignments; you must check syllabus
    • More and harder reading/writing
    • Just reading is not enough—you must also analyze, critique, question the texts
    • “ Teaching” ≠ “Telling you the material”
  • Evergreen is different from other colleges
    • No majors (but you can create area of emphasis)
    • No required courses
    • One program, rather than several classes
    • No grades—instead you get narrative evaluations
  • Catalog
    • Make sure you’re looking at 2011-12!
    • Contents will change throughout summer: check the “ Recently Updated ” link
    • Filter/sort: by level (Freshman), by credits, by field of study, by quarter
    • Search by keyword
  • To register . . .
    • Choose and prioritize at least three options
    • Note down CRN numbers:
      • Be sure you’re selecting fall quarter
      • Be sure you’re selecting freshman CRN
    • As soon as your time comes up, go to
  • Waitlists
    • Be sure to choose “Waitlist” from dropdown and click “Submit.”
    • Multiple waitlists? Use “Waitlist Preference Form”
    • Check where you are on waitlist by going to “Student Registration Details”
    • There is usually lots of waitlist movement over the summer!
  • New Student Checklist
    • Pay tuition
    • Immunization form
    • ID card (after tuition paid)
    • Housing and meal plan
    • Financial aid
    • Parking