You Are Here – Now What?
You are here at Copper Mountain College, so how can you be successful?
Here are some tips:
- Identify sources: Know the campus resources that are available to you before you need them.
- Free tutoring in the Learning Resource Center.
- Library services via on campus and online are available.
- Library workshops to help you with your research papers.
- Scholarships to assist student’s financially.
- Counseling is available to assist in career choices, choosing majors, time, stress, and anxiety management, developing social and interpersonal skills, self-understanding and solving personal problems that affect your educational progress.
- ACCESS for Students with Disabilities.
- EOPS for academically and financially disadvantaged.
- CARE for single parent students with dependent children under the age of 14 who are receiving public assistance.
- CalWORKs provides short-term educational training programs.
- Veterans Services assists eligible veterans, dependents, and reservists in obtaining their VA educational benefits and achieve their educational goals.
- Start early: Whether it is assignments, registering, visiting with an adviser, or visiting the tutor center, go early. Research shows that students who start early are more successful than students who don’t.
- Take the course: If given the option of taking a student success course, take it. Not all colleges require them, but they are one of the strongest support services a student can have.
- Enroll in a Learning Community and be assigned a mentor.
- STDV-065 College and Personal Success (class)
- ACC-041 Strategies for College Success (Intended for students with disabilities)
- Form contacts with peers: Again, research demonstrates that being engaged with others is a strong predictor of success. CMC has many different avenues to engage with other students.
- Student Clubs
- Student Activity Center
- Veterans Resource Center
- Bruce’s Café
- Visit your professors: Instructors aren’t scary and they enjoy visiting with students. Faculty are more likely to help students who are struggling when they have formed a relationship with them.
- CMC instructors offer officer hours for students. This is an opportunity for you to go over assignments, discuss your homework or even just talk about the challenges you are facing.
- Appreciate feedback: Remember that feedback, even negative feedback, is an opportunity that is why you are here.
- Never quit.
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