Sophomore year experience the university of texas at tyler. National resource center for the firstyear experience and. Im 15 year s old and i dont really have a lot of friends. This definition is in alignment with most of the literature on sophomore year experience work, grounded in the belief that there are certain academic and developmental challenges that are unique to students during their second year of college. Summary report understanding the sophomore year experience. Sophomore year is also a time when you will have to make decisions that could shape the rest of your college experience.
Your second year at baylor will be different than what you experienced last year. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. National resource center national resource center for. By participating in an array of clubs and programs that you may have been reluctant to join freshman year, you are developing a social network that could stick with you for the rest of. Be careful nobody here can help you or even suggest how you can get your ex or love back,any testimonies of most spell casters here must be ignored, because most of them are scam i mean real scam which i was a victim of and i got ripped of thousands of dollars because i was so anxious to get my husband back after he left me for over a year with my little daughter, i have applied to 7. A yearbyyear collegeprep guide for high schoolers and. Sophomore series of events sophomore year experience.
Common reading experience student success programs the common reading experience is designed to welcome and connect incoming students to the kent state university academic community. So, you can now hone them during your sophomore year. What to ask about a colleges firstyear experience best. The case studies of sophomore initiatives featured in this volume describe programs that build on institutional objectives for the first college year. This book, sponsored by the national resource center for the firstyear experience and students in transition, is perhaps the most.
Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Her sophomore year, and quite possibly her last in the school, was surely going to be an interesting year. Amy fan author of the sophomore year experience goodreads. Ithaca colleges sophomoreyear experience sye program is a secondyear success and retention initiative. Sponsored by the university of south carolinas national resource center for the firstyear experience and students in transition, this groundbreaking book. This means that some second year students may hold junior standing or above if they.
The sophomore year experience sye program at utica college has been designed to provide second year students with experiences and opportunities to successfully develop and refine the necessary skills to take ownership for finding their collegiate and life purposes. What to ask about a colleges first year experience. Fahrenheit 451 by ray bradbury, lord of the flies by william golding, animal farm by george orwell, to kill a mockingbird by. Second year experience is your goto group for all your second year needs. My high school experience essay 1101 words bartleby. Encouraged by a grandfatherly professor at cornell, in my sophomore year i gave a speech asking my fellow students when you come to the. As before, please do not come to campus if you are not approved to do so. The luckyday program sophomore year experience the. Baylor sophomore year experience student learning and. The sophomore experience program builds upon the foundation set by the luckyday freshman year experience. Its also your chance to make up for any mistakes you made during your freshman year.
Cometline to success is a guide to help navigate your sophomore year. When i first came to corliss freshman year, i was really nervous because, i knew that i was going into a bigger environment and i was going to be around new people and new teachers. Sophomore year experience student success programs sophomore celebration week february 16, 2016 sophomore celebration week is designed to help you connect with the university and resources and to encourage you on your journey to graduation. Join us at the institute on cross campus collaboration for the firstyear experience, november 4 6, 2019, in columbia, south carolina.
International week celebrates rich diversity of culture by providing an array of international events, from diversity dinner dialogues to dance parties. My high school experience wasnt the best, but it wasnt the worst. Your health and wellbeing are the top priorities at niu and orientation and first year programs. Explains the common challenges faced by students during the second year of college, and offers both quantitative and qualitative measures that promote success and growth in these students. Maybe you struggled during 9th grade as you settled in. The amount of homework goes up, and the classes get even more challenging.
Macbeth by william shakespeare, things fall apart by chinua achebe, the catcher in the rye by j. This experience is intended as an academic component to help with your transition to kent state university and the books are not tied to a specific class. The sophomore series of events lists opportunities throughout the year to help make the most out of your campus experience what is the sophomore slump. Like its highly acclaimed predecessor, this important book fills a gap in the literature on the topic of student transition. Macmillans books for the firstyear experience macmillan is. Articles and books on the sophomore year in college. I walked out the door with my book bag started to walk to school. Its expected that you built up your study skills during your freshman year. This journal will be divided into 4 separate grades, one for each section of the book i. Helping sophomores succeed 2000 and shedding light on sophomores. Fall room selection the appointment request deadline for the single and shared process has been extended to april 6.
My sophomore year by katie such read free book online. Its also a complicated, messy time in life in which one grows from the end of childhood to the cusp of adulthood, so theres a lot of feelings to unpack. Sophomore year, however, seems to be the one that most generally ignore or choose to look over, but its also one of the most important. Understanding sophomore student needs and the factors that contribute to secondyear success. Paying attention to the second college year is vitally important, as some evidence suggests students are more likely to leave their institution during this time than they are in the first year. Freedom writers diary westmoreland elementary school. Sophomore year kindle edition by warren, alexandra. All first year students are required to submit a common reading reflection assignment and participate in a peerled book discussion with their first year experience class during ksu kickoff. The sye is designed to ease the transition from the structured programs of the first year to the more independent programs, like internships and research experiences, associated with the. John is an educator, university professor and administrator, nonprofit organization chief executive officer, author, editor, public speaker, consultant, change agent, student retention specialist, firstyear, sophomore, transfer, and senior year students advocate, and initiator and scholar of the american firstyear and senioryear reform. Sophomore year experience 20192020 the luckyday sophomore year experience program at the university of mississippi is designed to help luckyday scholars begin to plan for when they complete their degree.
Sophomore year experience student transition programs. The sophomore year experience sye at molloy college. Books for the first year experience from macmillan macmillan is pleased to offer a diverse selection of broadly appealing, critically acclaimed books all of them ideally suited for first year experience and common reading programs. I attended pepperdine university for two years and dropped out events that inspired the book the sophomore year experience. A year by year collegeprep guide for high schoolers and their parents handson research experience sets students apart prairie project puts academic lessons into practice. To kill a mockingbird by harper lee, lord of the flies by william golding, the crucible by arthur miller, fahrenheit 451. The sophomore experience is a semiautobiographical compilation of poetry, on subjects such as college, travel, suburbia, relationships, and queerness, written during the authors second year at a small private christian university and her leave after it. Youre invited to participate in a week of activities just for kent state sophomores. In the united states, college sophomores are advised to begin thinking of career options and to get involved in volunteering or social organizations on or near campus. A sophomore is a student in the second year of high school or college in the united states. Institute on sophomore student success national resource.
High school is a nearuniversal experience to which we can all relate. Sophomore students often face a whole new set of stressors when they return to college. This relatively short monograph will be useful to institutions seeking a starting point for sophomore year initiatives as well as for those that are in the early stages of development. Its been a little over a year since theyve moved into greymill. The freshman year experience presents an authoritative, comprehensive guide to the policies, strategies, programs. Sponsored by the university of south carolinas national resource center for the firstyear experience and students in transition, this groundbreaking book offers an examination of secondyear student success and satisfaction using both quantitative and qualitative measures from national research findings. This book, sponsored by the national resource center for the first year experience and students in transition, is perhaps the most. Jonathan safran foers second book of nonfiction is an eyeopening collection of mostly short essays expressing both despair and hope over the climate crisis. Choi chae eun missed half of her freshman year around the time park daniel came into the picture and changed the lives of the students of j high.
It is our hope that reading the books will provide common ground for our new students to share with their peers. In response to covid19, were adapting our oncampus orientations taking place in april to a nonfacetoface option. Passport to the world showcases a wide array of culture through food, music, and much more. Sophomore year experience sye elizabethtown created the sye to tackle the sense of driftor sophomore slump 1 reported by sophomores nationwide. Macbeth by william shakespeare, 1984 by george orwell, the third twin by c. Never did they think theyd have a runin with one of the countrys most wanted killers. Issues forums books to teach critical thinking skills and first in the family support materials for firstgeneration college. News and updates moveout plans by hall as moveouts are scheduled we will update them here.
Several monographs have been published including visible solutions for invisible students. About the common reading experience kent state university. Student transitions such as the first year of college, sophomore year, transfer experience, degree completion, and new graduate student experiences are critical junctures in the educational pipeline and unique opportunities for postsecondary student learning and development. Institute on cross campus collaboration for the firstyear experience. Investigating sophomore student success the national survey of sophomore year initiatives and the sophomore experiences survey, 2014 dallin george young, laurie a. About us national resource center for the firstyear. Freshman year is a big deal because its your first college experience, senior year because its your last, and sometimes even junior year because it means youre halfway through and closer to the finish line. Ive had some good experiences in high school, and ive also had some bad experiences. The freedom writers diary, you will also be expected to respond to several entries of the book in a more detailed, yet reflective manner.990 1354 960 450 680 792 771 1388 1455 168 1153 1220 1514 833 780 525 480 548 995 1400 1015 1063 1381 1415 1294 1202 1433 1351 1106 1100 1481 321