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New students learn best tips on how to achieve academic success in college

Artemus Steele, Staff

September 20, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

It’s the start of a new fall semester, and that means there are new incoming students. That being said, here are a few things new students should know. As new students, it's a good idea to get acquainted with the campus and its various services, such as counselors, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services and various ...

Study: Freshmen 15 shown to not be as prevalent as thought

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Features, Food

Going off to college comes with many new stresses and pressure for the incoming students, one of them being the notorious freshman 15, which is where college freshman are likely to gain 15 pounds during their first year. The freshman 15  today is more like the freshman five as fewer students are experiencing a large amou...

Freshmen athletes juggle many responsibilities in first year

Alec Gonsalves, Staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Special Features, Sports, Top Stories

Doing homework, reading textbooks, writing essays and studying are all basic academic challenges that the average college student endures on a daily basis. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to assume those responsibilities while involved in collegiate level sports as a freshman? “The transition from high school to colleg...

Freshmen Seminar among resources available to prepare students for college

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

September 23, 2012

Filed under News

Every year, thousands of freshmen stumble onto community college campuses without a solid plan of attack. Students who enter community college without an idea of what they want to do can find themselves stuck for a handful of years taking classes that they don’t need. This brings up the issue of how high school students...

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