Fall Schedule for Success

Develop effective academic success patterns

Print out these suggestions to keep yourself on track.

Fall Suggested Schedule for Academic Success

BY WHEN

TASK

DATE COMPLETED

Week 1

Review advising syllabus

 

Week 2

Finalize classes for the semester; put important dates and reminders in your calendars/phone;

 

Week 3

Go to office hours of an English professor and discuss your interests; review English website and Millersville Calendar for events to attend

 

Week 4

Review/revise your sleep schedule based on classes/work

 

Week 5

Solidify your study routine; set up study groups if needed

 

Week 6

Read English Newsletter and to get ideas about your involvement and connect with your community

 

Week 7

Meet with Success Coach Joann Noel to discuss strengths and areas for improvement OR attend tutoring or the Writing Center to solidify your positive practices

 

Week 8

Explore options for getting involved on campus and in the community by visiting the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership (CSIL)

 

Week 9

Bookmark possible spring classes in DARS; consider an internship; review our English Advising webpage for opportunities, scheduling tips, and necessary forms

 

Week 10

Discuss spring course ideas with your academic advisor

 

Week 11

Register for spring semester

 

Week 12

Meet with Success Coach Joann Noel to review academic performance; confirm finals schedule

 

Week 13

Develop an action plan to prepare for finals

 

Week 14

Visit Experiential Learning/Career Management (ELCM) to develop a career plan