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College Survival. B aton R ouge C ommunity C ollege Leigh Potts, Counselor Magnolia 108, [email protected] 225-216-8647. College has ups and downs…. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” Carl Jung. Survival. B alance R esources C onnections C ommitment.

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College survival

College Survival

BatonRougeCommunityCollege

Leigh Potts, Counselor

Magnolia 108, [email protected]

225-216-8647


College survival

College has ups and downs…


Survival

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”

Carl Jung

Survival

Balance

Resources

Connections

Commitment


Balance 168 hours in a week sample only

Balance: 168 hours in a week**Sample Only**

  • Sleep/rest: 56 hours (8 hours/night)

  • Eating/Personal Care: 21 hours

  • Work hours & Commute:22 hours

  • School hours: 12 hours

  • Study time: 24 hours (2 hrs per credit)

  • Family/friend time: 20 hours

  • Me time (hobbies, etc.): 7 hours

  • Other time commitments:

    • Club Meeting/Volunteering 3 hours

    • Church time+ 3 hours

      168 hours


Study time have a plan

Study Time: Have a plan!!!

  • Who?Alone, study partneron Friday

  • What?Fractions (Math 093): class notes, textbook pages 120-131, & My Math Lab

  • When?MWF 11 a.m. - 12p.m. /

    4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Where?Library &

    Academic Learning Center

  • Why?Test # 2


Resources connections where do i go for

Resources & Connections: Where do I go for……?

Resource Menu: Check here first!

Important Updates

Communication with your instructors!

Your schedule, financial account, etc.


Resources connections brcc clubs student organizations

Resources & ConnectionsBRCC Clubs & Student Organizations

  • Afrikids Clubs

  • Anime & Gaming Club

  • BRCC Alumni Association

  • BRCC Today

  • Future Educators

  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)

  • Computer Science Club

  • C.R.A.S.H. Club

  • French Club

  • Gospel Choir

  • Hip Hop Coalition

  • I Too America Club

  • Jazz Ensemble

  • Green Bears (STEM)

  • Graphic Design

  • Poetry Club

  • Production Assistance Club

  • Library Club

  • Math Club

  • Phi Theta Kappa

  • PTEC CLUB

  • Self Esteem Club

  • BRCC Student Nurses Association

  • Student Government Association (SGA)

  • 25 PLUS SOCIETY CLUB

  • VETERANS CLUB

  • Art Club

  • Christian Student Association

  • Construction Management Club

  • Creative Writing Club

  • International Club

  • BRCC Business Club/KBD

  • Sigma Kappa Delta (English)

  • Spanish Club


Commitment

Commitment

Define: STUDENT

  • a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college

  • any person who studies, investigates, or examines thoughtfully

  • a person who makes a thorough study of a subject


Attendance absences

Attendance: Absences

What your instructor thinks you’re doing…

What you’re actually doing…


What s the difference

What’s the difference…?

Drop

Withdrawal

  • Last day (Fall 2013): September 3rd

  • Class NOT listed on transcript

  • Partial refund after drop

  • Must add another course to maintain equal financial aid status

  • Last day (Fall 2013): November 1st

  • Class on transcript w/ grade: W

  • NO refund

  • Financial Aid: YOU may have to pay for class


Grades

GRADES!

Each grade is worth a specific number of quality points.

A Exceptional/Superior 4

B Above Average 3

C Average 2

D Below Average 1

F Failure 0

W Withdrawal 0

AU Audited 0

P Passed 0

I Incomplete 0


Compute gpa

Compute GPA

Determine the quality points earned for each course:

Course’s credit hours x grade quality points = total quality points

Total quality points / Total hours attempted= GPA 24 / 9 = 2.67


Welcome to baton rouge community college

Welcome to Baton Rouge Community College!


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