What is the secret to a successful first year of college? Well these two college professors, writing in USNews and World Report, have a pretty good idea. As a prof who has been around for a while myself, I agree with them on all of these points, and encourage you to read the full article.
Of the secrets they reveal my top two are: Attend class and visit your professors in office hours. Now–go to class…pleeeeeeeese!! (No, you cannot just read the lecture notes online. Sigh.)