Student Life

College Success Strategies Course

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"I took the college success strategies class...it was a rewarding experience." - University of Redlands student

The College Success Strategies course (SSRV 154) is offered each semester to help students gain the skills necessary to succeed at the University. The class is offered each semester on Fridays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

This two unit course is designed to assist any student with obtaining the study skills and life skills necessary for academic success. "Becoming a Master Student," by David Ellis, is the text for the class.

The course teaches students time management skills, learning styles and techniques to improve memory, reading, notes and test taking skills. Emphasis is placed on developing positive attitudes, setting personal learning goals and motivating students through life goals and career planning. The cultures of the University and campus resources are explored.


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The giant "R" seen on the mountain north of the University that is about one-third the size of the Quad.

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