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College Survival Skills Access to Opportunity Orientation January 14, 2004 Carol A. Panaccione, Associate Professor Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures panaccione@ccri.edu. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”. Wer wagt, gewinnt!.

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College Survival SkillsAccess to Opportunity OrientationJanuary 14, 2004Carol A. Panaccione, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Foreign Languages and Culturespanaccione@ccri.edu

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”


Wer wagt, gewinnt!

(Pronounced: VARE VAGT…GEVINNT)The one who dares…shall succeed!


Education is important to me because…


Education is important to me because…

“…it can never be taken away from me, and it

is something you can pass on to others.”

“…education opens new worlds and ideas.

It gives me the ability to see things with greater clarity…and also the opportunity to give back to my society in new and better ways.”


5%


“What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it.Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


High School

-Mandatory

-Study hall

-Teachers approach

you if they believe

you need assistance

College

-Voluntary

-Study 2-3 hours per class

-Expect and want you to

attend their office hours

College vs. High School


Which of these qualities are NOT positive?

  • Enthusiasm

  • Actively engaged in one’s learning

  • Asking questions

  • Passive in class

  • Excellent attendance

  • Not prepared for class


Positive Attitude = P.A.C.E

  • PASSIONATE

  • ACTIVE

  • CURIOUS

  • ENTHUSIASTIC


Nach und nach baut der Vogel sein Nest.

Petit à petit, l’oiseau fait son nid.


While at CCRI: Skills to Succeed:

  • Be proactive and persistent

  • Explore and utilize available resources

  • Introduce yourself to your professors

  • Use your time wisely

  • Challenge yourself

  • Get to know your peers


Effective Study Habits

  • Complete assignments on time

  • Always go to classes well-prepared

  • Plan your week

  • Ask questions

  • Be organized

  • Learn what works best for you

  • Explore different learning styles


To succeed is when…

Students

Utilize

Creatively and

Consciously

Every

Single

Second


“Own your Education”

  • Be an ACTIVE LEARNER

  • Have a passion for learning

  • Be enthusiastic

  • Realize your own unique potential


Online Resources at CCRI

  • CCRI

    http://www.ccri.edu/

  • Access to Opportunityhttp://www.ccri.edu/access/

  • Library – HELIN System

    (Higher Education Library Information Network)

    http://131.128.70.2/screens/opacmenu.html


"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.“-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.US Supreme Court Justice


NOTHING GREAT WAS EVER ACHIEVED WITHOUT...

ENTHUSIASM

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


Wer wagt, gewinnt!I shall succeed!____________your signature


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