College Prep Fall 2020


There are certain skills that you should aim to have before you come to college ranging from avoiding procrastination, developing higher thinking skills and organizing your life for the best college experience.

Course Description

Welcome to COLLEGE. In “College Prep - Fall 2020” you will learn how to make a successful transition to college. Whether you are right out of high school, or are coming back to school after a break, this course will emphasize a wide range of factors that can contribute to your success. The course will consist of the following sections:


Chapter 1: You and your College Experience
Chapter 2: Staying Motivated, Organized, and On Track
Chapter 3: Thinking about Thought
Chapter 4: Listening, Taking Notes, and Remembering
Chapter 5: Reading to Learn
Chapter 6: Preparing for and Taking Tests
Chapter 7: Interacting with Instructors and Classes
Chapter 8: Writing for Classes
Chapter 9: The Social World of College
Chapter 10: Taking Control of Your Health
Chapter 11: Taking Control of Your Finances
Chapter 12: Taking Control of Your Future


Course Details

Karen Harris
Lakeland College

  Video Lectures
  Interaction Opportunities
Cost per student: FREE

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Start Date: August 26, 2020
End Date: August 25, 2021
Duration: 20 hours (self-paced)
Cost: FREE

Registration is open from August 26, 2020 until August 11, 2021.

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