Succeeding at College
Attending college can be both exciting and scary, but there are some things you can do to lessen the fear and increase your chances of succeeding.
Student success at MTC is important. Learn and use every resource and service at the college to help you succeed. The course syllabus is a valuable tool. Use it to prepare for class. Use additional campus resources throughout the term, not just before important assignments. Check out the links below for additional information and tips.
The College's faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve success in college, but each student is responsible for individual success.
College Services and Resources
There are many great resources and services at MTC to help students be successful. Take advantage of these resources and use them.
Managing Your Time, Setting Priorities
Another important success factor in college success is the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
Other useful information is contained in the links below.
Course Load Considerations
Consider following these suggestions for a manageable course load in college:
Be sure to check course load criteria if you have a Life Scholarship or other type of scholarship.
Standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
College Enrollment SAP Information
Most students pursuing a degree, diploma or certificate who are enrolled in regular curriculum classes must maintain a minimum credit hour Grade Point Average (GPA) according to the following scales:
See the Dropping/Withdrawing From A Class? Do You Know How it Affects You? webpages for additional information.
Financial Aid SAP Information
In order to maintain Federal and State financial aid, students pursuing a degree, diploma or certificate who are enrolled in regular curriculum classes must sustain a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0. An additional requirement is that you must pass at least 70 percent of credit hours attempted.
Students must not attempt more than 150% of credits required to complete your program of study.
For more information go to the Dropping/Withdrawing From A Class? Do You Know How it Affects You?, or contact your FA representative.