Are you thinking about attending college but have questions about how to get started? Then your very first step is attending Southern State Community College’s “Connect to College” visitation day 8:30 a.m. to noon at each campus:
· Friday, Oct. 14, at SSCC’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro;
· Friday, Oct. 21, at SSCC’s Brown County Campus, 351 Brooks-Malott Road, Mt. Orab;
· Friday, Oct. 28, SSCC’s Fayette Campus, 1270 U.S. Route 62 SW, Washington C.H.; and
· Friday, Nov. 4, at SSCC’s North Campus, 1850 Davids Drive, Wilmington.
Connect to College allows Southern State’s tutors, advisers, coaches, and career staff to share knowledge and strategies essential to being a successful college student via informational sessions and interactive activities in the following areas: Choosing the Right Career and Major – Discover programs that will get you on the right path to your ideal career; Getting College Ready – Learn about placement testing and what courses you qualify for; Staying on Top of Academic Work – Understand how to use a syllabus, campus resources, and time in an effective manner; Creating an Academic Plan – Develop a plan with your advisor to complete a degree on time; Avoiding Costly Mistakes – Learn about sequencing, maximum time frame, starting prerequisites, and other financial issues; Maintaining a High GPA – Discover how to use a GPA calculator to monitor grades and learn when to consider retaking or withdrawing from a course; and Learning College Speak – Learn various terms that will help you throughout your college career.
To learn more about the upcoming Connect to College events, please visit www.sscc.edu/ctoc/index.shtml for additional information. If you have questions, please contact Jim Barnett at [email protected] or 800-628-7722, ext. 2677.