The First Year

  • Take advantage of the many academic, intellectual, and extra-curricular resources available to you.
  • Take courses that will enrich your academic career and/or are of interest to you.
  • Seek out EXCEL or other research/independent study opportunities—you may not be able to participate now, but you should let your professors know of your interest.
  • Get to know your advisors and faculty.
  • Develop mentoring relationships with faculty, staff, and upperclassmen.
  • Engage in meaningful extra-curricular, leadership and civic/public service activities.
  • Start thinking and planning ahead regarding scholarship programs that may be of interest to you.
  • Keep a detailed résumé of your extra- and co-curricular activities, awards, leadership activities, research papers/projects, etc.
  • Investigate study abroad opportunities.
  • Apply for scholarships & fellowships for which you are eligible.
  • Contact us for other opportunities.

The Sophomore Year

The Junior Year

The Senior Year