A big step in a student’s transition to college is the summer orientation and registration program. It is an incoming freshman’s first chance to feel like they’re a real college student
We know that some of your students already have the itch for international study, and with good reason! Studying abroad allows students to: Hone foreign language skills (but there are plenty of study abroad opportunities that don’t require knowing a different language!) Gain knowledge of another culture Develop self-confidence and independence Enroll in college courses […]
Registration for math, English, and foreign language Regional Placement Testing for next year’s college freshmen opens February 1. There have been a couple of changes to how UW System campuses place students into math and English courses, if the students have no college transfer in those subjects. Here is a quick summary:
This post is targeted toward parents and students, rather than counselors. Please feel free to utilize it in any way you see fit. Transitioning from high school to college is often a big deal, as students leave the familiarity of home. Counselors and other people do well in preparing students for admission and all that […]
Starting today, students who have been admitted to a UW System campus for fall 2016 may register for regional placement testing. Students may complete their placement tests in math; English; and French, German, or Spanish as appropriate. The results of these tests will determine at which academic level they will start their college course work.