Academic Survival
Academic Survival

Academic Survival

Thirty percent of students drop out of college during the 1st year. The transition from high school to college is a struggle for many students. I interview current and former college students about their freshman year experience and I invite guests who share topics relevant to college life. Join me as we discuss how to survive, graduate, and thrive.

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Preferences Priorities Procrastination 1st-Year College Student

2. Balancing Preferences & Priorities: Darrell Horn's College Journey

Jan. 17, 2023

When Darrell Horn, an ambitious 17-year-old freshman at Cal State Northridge , sets out on his college journey, he quickly discovers an unexpected dilemma: the challenge of managing his newfound freedom. "I learned the only …

Guest: Darrell Horn
Education College Life Endurance 2nd-Year College Student

1. Academic Endurance, Overcoming Challenges, and Self-Reflection with Ahmara Watson

Dec. 31, 2022

Struggling to balance a double major, a job, and extracurriculars, Ahmara Watson discovers her strength is endurance as she navigates her way through the overwhelming expectations of college life. "Knowing what you can ge…

Guest: Ahmara Watson