Final Checklist: Undergraduate Students
Academic Advisement

Let's check how much you have learned so far about the U.S. academic life!

Using this self-evaluation chart to see how much you have learned as a result of these video- & Web-based activities.

(i)                   Print out this checklist and use it to evaluate your progress and overall comprehension.
Go to a printer-friendly page (you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to access this page).

(ii)                 Give yourself a check [ ] in the YES! column for each of the topics that you have learned.

(iii)                If needed, you may go back to the activities page to check out the information you have missed.

TOPIC

I have learned about....

YES!

1
Declaring your Major

Where, when & how to meet with an academic advisor

 

What kind of help I can get from an academic advisor

 

What I should prepare or know about before meeting with an academic advisor

 

What it means by being an undeclared-major student

 

The approximate time frame for an undergraduate to declare major

 

The correct process to declare my major

 

The consequence of not declaring major within the time frame allowed

 

 

2
Transferring Credits

The rules and regulations regarding credits transfer

 

The benefits of transferring credits between different institutions

 

The advantages and disadvantages between taking classes at
2-year institutions and 4-year institutions

 

The various methods to transfer credits

 

What an articulation manual is

 

How to use or understand the articulation manual

 

 

3
Speeding up General Education (GE) Courses

What General Education or GE courses are

 

The difference between the ‘Lower Division’ and ‘Higher Division’ GE courses

 

The roles of placement tests (i.e., EPT, ELM) that every student is required to take before being admitted to the university

 

The various methods to speed up or ‘skip’ GE courses

 

 



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