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College readiness presentation for high school students.

College readiness presentation for high school students.

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  • 1. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASKYOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR
  • 2. THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMIC ADVISOR  Help you to get accustomed to college life  Refer you to available resources  Explain institutional policies, procedures, requirements and expectations  Answer general questions about courses WHY?
  • 3. KEEP YOU ON TRACK TO GRADUATE!
  • 4. THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMIC ADVISOR  With you from the start until you graduate  Often have background or degree in the particular field of study  Partnership  Two-way street
  • 5. ACADEMIC ADVISORS ARE NOT MINDREADERS
  • 6. COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE,COMMUNICATE!
  • 7. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…1. What are the requirements for completing my degree?2. Where can I get the full list of the courses that I need to graduate?3. Can I switch majors? If so, how does switching affect graduation time?
  • 8. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…4. Am I on track to graduate?5. How do I find out if my credits will transfer from my previous school?6. Where is the tutoring center?
  • 9. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…7. How do I register for my classes?8. When is the latest date to drop/add a class and how can I do it?9. How do I dispute a grade?
  • 10. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…10. Who can I see for personal counseling?
  • 11. Don’t be shy aboutasking for help. Itdoesn’t meanyou’re weak, itmeans you’re wise. - unknown
  • 12. Brenda Brumfield Robert Morris Universitybbrumfield@robertmorris.edu 312-935-4525