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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 [email protected] “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”. Wer wagt, gewinnt!.

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the best way to predict your future is to create it

College Survival SkillsAccess to Opportunity OrientationJanuary 14, 2004Carol A. Panaccione, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Foreign Languages and [email protected]

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

wer wagt gewinnt

Wer wagt, gewinnt!

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

education is important to me because1
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.”

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“What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it.Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
college vs high school
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
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
Positive Attitude = P.A.C.E
  • PASSIONATE
  • ACTIVE
  • CURIOUS
  • ENTHUSIASTIC
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Nach und nach baut der Vogel sein Nest.

Petit à petit, l’oiseau fait son nid.

while at ccri skills to succeed
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
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

To succeed is when…

Students

Utilize

Creatively and

Consciously

Every

Single

Second

own your education
“Own your Education”
  • Be an ACTIVE LEARNER
  • Have a passion for learning
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Realize your own unique potential
online resources at ccri
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

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"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
NOTHING GREAT WAS EVER ACHIEVED WITHOUT...

ENTHUSIASM

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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