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Success U

Success U

Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 8:30 AM

Your application to UT Arlington? Complete!

New Maverick Orientation? Done!

Meeting with your advisor, registering for your classes, and getting your Maverick ID? Check, check, and check!

So now what?

Now it is time to start thinking about what your college experience will really be like. What should you expect in your classes? What will your faculty expect of you? And how do you get prepared to meet those expectations? The answers to these questions can be found at Success U, where you'll learn the secrets to achieving your goals. Success U provides freshmen the opportunity to learn first hand from faculty and staff about the skills needed to achieve academic success in college and participate in hands-on programs that will help ease that first year anxiety. Along with refresher courses in science and math, students will discover how to take notes from college faculty, how to study for exams, and how to earn the grades needed to succeed in your major. Additionally, you'll get the opportunity to participate in UT Arlington's new student convocation, MavsMeet.

In college, no one succeeds without a little help. So join us for this uniquely specialized opportunity to learn all of the inside tips and tricks to guarantee college success at UT Arlington.

At Success U, students can expect to:

* Hear from faculty and staff about university expectations and what it takes to succeed in the classroom

* Improve your reading, study, and test-preparation skills to compete at the college level

* Talk to upperclass students about how they navigated their first year and how to avoid common first year mistakes

* Refresh your college algebra, calculus, and writing skills in an environment that mimics what your class will really be like

* Talk to advisors and learn more about UT Arlington's many resources

* Take our "Dude, Where's My Class?" tour to find your classrooms before that big first day

To get signed-up to attend this event, visit www.uta.edu/successu. Space for this event it limited so students are encouraged to register early to secure their place. Registration for the event includes lunch for both days.

Additional Questions?

If you have additional questions about this event, visit the Success U table at each New Maverick Orientation session or email resources@uta.edu with specific questions.

Location: Palo Duro Lounge, University Center

Sponsor: University College

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