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Succeeding in Your First Year and Beyond

The first-year as a college student is both new and exciting! Making the transition from high school to college, however, can be a challenging experience. Your success is our priority, and we are dedicated to making your stay here—from your first semester until you graduate—a successful and rewarding experience. Use the advice and resources in this section to get the most out of your first year experience at MTSU!

Scholars Academy | University Seminar | Transition from High School to College | Secrets to Managing Your Time – Video | Common Freshmen Mistakes | How to Choose a Major | How to Calculate your GPA | How to Avoid Academic Probation/Suspension | Directory

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Neat Stuff for Students

Being in college is about more than just sitting in classes and earning a degree. It is, also, about being involved and taking advantage of other types of learning experiences. Research shows that being involved and feeling connected have a positive impact on both student satisfaction and retention. As a new student, it is important to utilize strategies and methods to achieve success. Here you will find neat ways to get connected and strategies for achieving student success.

Best Practices for Student SuccessGet to Know Your Professor | Get Involved! | My MT Events Calendar | Get Connected! | Mobile Apps | How to Sign Up for MTSU Alerts

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Academic Support

As a student, you may find that you can use some extra help to successfully complete assignments, choose a major, plan academic work, develop study skills, learn how to take notes, or the best way to study for an exam. We offer several resources and services to help you along the way to completing your degree.

Advisors | MT One Stop | Library Resources | Campus Tutoring | Online Tutoring | University Writing Center

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Health and Well-Being

As a college student, there is no getting around it! You must take charge of your physical and mental health. With the excitement and fun experiences of college, there can, also, be stressful times. Stress can have an impact on your health. You should create a healthy balance and protect both your physical and mental health. Motivate yourself to keep a balance and stay on track as you pursue your academic goals. The resources here can help. 

Counseling Services | Center for Counseling & Psychological Services | Health Services | Health Promotion | Recreation Center | Crisis Assistance

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The Scholarly Scoop

General Education | Academic Calendar | Academic Maps | Academic Policies and Procedures | Academic Fresh Start

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Success Tips

Time Management | Study Smart | Study Skills | Test Anxiety | Dealing with a Roommate  | Test Taking Tips  |  Note Taking  | Memory Principles

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Graduation and Beyond

Undergraduate Degree Requirements | Graduation | Career Development Center | Alumni Association

Office of Student Success
Peck Hall, Room 142
P. O. Box 500

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