College Student Survival Guide

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Student Survival Guide The decision has been made and the journey has begun. The journey is sure to be difficult, and at times may seem as though it is too much of an undertaking. The key thing to remember is to not be disheartened. The creation of a student survival guide can be the beacon that will lead to success. This guide will remind one of the educational resources provided by Axia College. The guide will help ensure that academic honesty is always upheld. Following the ideas laid out in this guide will help ensure that goals are set, and time is managed wisely to ensure the achievement of those goals. The guide also emphasizes the importance of reading comprehension, and more importantly retention. Lastly, the guide shows that there…show more content…
Axia, as do all colleges takes this very seriously. Students are reminded of academic honesty at every turn. The importance of academic honesty is spelled out on page two of the Student Code of Conduct in the Student Code of Academic Integrity. In addition to making clear the importance of academic honesty, the CWE also has a plagiarism checker that enables a student to ensure the work that is being submitted is original. There are numerous tools that help a student have a clear understanding of and when to cite the works of others when completing assignments. This survival guide will help remind the student there are no shortcuts to academic…show more content…
Distance learning creates unique challenges. Understanding one’s own intelligence type enables the student to create study plans that will best suit individual needs. In addition understanding intelligence types allows a student to recognize weakness in other areas, and formulate a plan for increasing ability in those types. The same can be said for personality types. Identifying what type of personality is present enables students develop study plans that are best suited for success. As important as it is to understand personal intelligence and personality types, it may become more important to understand the intelligence and personality types of your peers. Group activities and discussions are an integral part of the distance learning. In order for all students to get the most out of these settings, an understanding of how others think, process and react is a must. Understanding the strengths of fellow students allows one to improve areas of weakness by absorbing what is imparted by fellow students. In addition, understanding the personality types of one’s fellow students enables one to become involved in groups, or discussions that will allow for maximum
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