This program will be offered online!

This program has been converted to an online offering comprising two courses: HE 1105 Strategies for College Success: Critical Thinking and Effective Learning and HE 1006 Research and Information Literacy.

Featuring the same faculty and rigorous Cornell education as the on-campus version, this three-credit course will run June 22–August 4, 2020.

To enroll, review the course descriptions: HE 1105 and HE 1006, read about online courses and follow the registration steps.

Please contact us if you have questions.

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Learn how to think critically, learn effectively & succeed at college

In this transformative program you'll develop study habits and strategies that will help you succeed in college from the moment you arrive.

During lectures, small-group discussions, and one-on-one sessions with the instructor, you'll learn and practice essential skills for addressing college coursework and reducing stress.

In addition to identifying your academic and personal goals, you'll develop time-management, reading, and note-taking strategies. You'll write reflective papers, learn how to complete college-level research, and engage in fun, collaborative activities in and out of the classroom.

As you learn about the realities of college life, you'll begin to identify potential obstacles to academic success. And with our individualized help, you'll better understand how to overcome these challenges and prepare for a successful college and professional career.