Advice from Students

Many students at Grinnell face challenges adapting to the rigors of college and may struggle in their early semesters. However, these challenges can often be overcome with appropriate strategies for choosing courses, studying, seeking help, and taking care of yourself.
Of course, your individual context is important and not all strategies will be appropriate for everyone, but students who overcame such challenges to find success at the College reported using the following strategies.

Course Choice

Studying

Help-Seeking

Helpful Behaviors and Self-Care

The preceding material is quoted from the following report, whose copyright is held by its authors with all rights reserved:
Grinnell College Office of Analytic Support and Institutional Research. Academic Success: Barrriers and Strategies. January 2017.