All new students at Carthage are enrolled in College Success Seminar, a college transitions course that will lay the foundation for your academic success on campus.
Throughout the course, you will be introduced to a variety of helpful campus resources, explore time management and study strategies to rise to the challenge of collegiate academic rigor, and make connections with peers that will help you make the most of your college experience.
First Year Student Curriculum
First-time freshmen take one class per week for your first seven weeks, taught by a student success advisor or campus partners.
Transfer and Exchange Student Curriculum
Transfer and exchange students take one class per week for your first four weeks, taught by our director.
Peer Coaching Program
Peer Coaches are embedded into every section of College Success Seminar for first-time freshmen. Peer coaches are sophomores, juniors, and seniors with demonstrated academic success at Carthage and the desire to ensure your transition to college life is a meaningful and enjoyable one.