Von Gogh

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John Dodd Jr
College Transfer Success

Dear 2015 freshman
Welcome to Louisburg College! My name is John Dodd Jr. I am current student here at Louisburg and I am here to give you advice on your 1st semester here at this college. This college is a very close -knit community in a small town that’s close to just about anything. We have very small class sizes and teachers that get to know our students on a more personal level. This maximizes your confidence asking for help and getting good grades here. This college is not a 4 year university, but a 2 year college. Thus saying you can come here and transfer out into any college of your choice. As a current student at the college, I know that this can be complicated, overwhelming, or sometimes frustrating. So as a result of this, as a freshman you are required to take class dealing with this alone! This class is called College Transfer Success and will help become a better student and help with transferring to college of your choice. If you have the choice of choosing a teacher for this class, I recommend you get Dr. Louise Mitchum. Although all the teachers here are great I personally recommend her because she is really good at what she does. She will always push you to your greatest potential, and nothing less. By taking this class I’ve learned a lot about becoming a better student. By taking this class I addressed my strengths as well as my weaknesses as a student. In the beginning of class we get to know our learning styles, how we take in information, etc. by using tools out of the text book. Some tools we used were the Vark test, and the Holland Code. The work VARK is an acronym that stands for visual, aurial, reading and writing, and Kinesthetic. This will determine how you learn personally. The Holland code is personality test that determines what kind of person you are. These are one of…...

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