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Leveling Up for College Success

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Course Description

This course prepares you to succeed as a college/university level student. Building upon your previous educational experiences, this course teaches you how to leverage what has already worked for you in the past to ensure a personally and academically successful transition, and teach you new skills necessary for your new environment. Topics covered include: expectations of a college/university experience, time management, goal setting, building connections, problem solving, motivation, maximizing resources, and study skills.

Topics include:
- Virtual/Remote Learning Strategies
- Expectations of the College/University Experience
- Creating a Vision and Managing Your Time
- Building Connections and Collaborating
- Preventing Problems and Untangling Issues
- Success Depends on YOU: Building Confidence & Motivation
- Identifying and Maximizing Resources

Bonus content and support as you begin your first few weeks of college:
- Additional optional self-guided modules focused on skills for academic success
- Continued instructor support available for 4 weeks after course ends

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  • Details
  • $75
  • September 01, 2020 to September 30, 2020
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00486
  • ID/Units:   (0.00 CEU)
    ( Section 2 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2020


Leigh creates teachable moments to help others grow. With more than 20 years’ experience in education – ranging from elementary school teacher to directing the UCI Graduate Resource Center – she understands the power of education. In her current position as the Senior Project Manager for the Division of Career Pathways, she develops and promotes initiatives for students as they navigate their career paths. Her passion for mentoring and connecting people fuel her both professionally and personally.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 9781305397484
Skip Downing, 3 ed, Cengage Learning

Optional Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 9781119561804
Lynn Jacobs, Jeremy Hyman, 3 ed, Jossey-Bass

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START09/01/2020Tuesday------Online (Access Begins)---
END09/30/2020Wednesday------Online (Access Ends)---