- learn to become familiar with the Brooklyn College Bulletin, Schedule of Classes and Degree Works,
- visit the Transfer Evaluation Office to inquire about credits that were accepted and courses from which I am exempted,
- examine all my syllabi and create a semester calendar of assignments,
- attend a workshop on the CUNY Proficiency Examination (CPE) in the SEEK Tutoring Center if I have not passed the CPE,
- complete a writing-intensive course in my major,
- complete requirements outside my major (i.e., screen for foreign language and speech proficiency),
- learn to acknowledge the need for tutoring and accept the responsibility for participation in it,
- attend tutoring for at least one course, and
- file for senior check when appropriate.
College Life Benchmarks
- learn my way around the Brooklyn College campus,
- learn where to go for support (e.g., tutoring, financial aid, health services),
- review the Bulletin requirements for my prospective major,
- speak with an adviser of the department of my prospective major,
- meet with my counselor to discuss my major or prospective major,
- plan a tentative two-year sequence of courses using Brooklyn College Degree Works and the Bulletin requirements for my major,
- declare my major once I have completed 60 credits,
- participate in a campus activity related to my career or major, and
- meet with a financial adviser to establish SEEK status.
- develop ways to manage personal finances, loans and financial aid awards,
- master strategies for balancing work, study, family and fun,
- identify and visit during office hours a faculty member who might be able to provide career and academic advice, and
- file for financial aid on time.