All new students at Carthage are enrolled in the 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 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 a week for seven weeks, taught by a Student Success Advisor.
Transfer and Exchange Student Curriculum
Transfer and exchange students take one class a week for four weeks, taught by our Associate Director.
Peer Coaching Program
Peer Coaches are embedded into every section of the 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 an enjoyable one.