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Center for Student Success

College Success Seminar

College Success Seminar is a zero-credit class for new Carthage students. New students will connect to multiple communities within Carthage that will support and enhance your confidence and success. It will set the foundation for your learning in team, leadership, and character development. 

First Year Curriculum
First-time freshmen take one class a week for seven weeks, taught by your Student Success Advisor.

Transfer Student Curriculum
Transfer students take one class a week for three weeks, taught by your Student Success Advisor.

Peer Coaching Program
Every first-year Carthage student is assigned a Peer Coach through their College Success Seminar. Peer coaches are sophomores, juniors, or seniors.