Prep for College By Doing These 3 Things Now

summer-college-prep_militaryauthority.comSummer is in its full glory. With all the sunshine and snow cones around, it hardly seems possible that college is right around the corner. When college starts, it can be a pretty big upheaval if you’re not ready for it. There’s a new routine to follow, new people to meet and new horizons to be explored.

This can be super exciting, or terrifying, or a combination of the two. Whether you’re about to start your first semester or your final year of college, make the transition from summer to fall by doing three things…

Read, read, and read some more. Your high school reading list may have been intense, but college level English literature will probably require more reading and more frequent assignments. Keep your brain nimble and prepare yourself for an increased workload by making reading a habit. Your local library may have reading lists that you can peruse for ideas. If you already have your class schedule, you could look for the syllabus or requirements and get a jump start on reading the course material.

Read the other 2 tips here and then give us your own tips in the comments!

 

RESOURCES:

http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/27/summer-to-do/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/your-brain-on-books-10-things-that-happen-to-our-minds-when-we-read/

http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/2012/01/13/4-time-management-tips-for-online-students

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