As a Project Success participant, you'll benefit from a long list of valuable services while at MCC-Penn Valley.
You'll learn what you can do to improve your grades, get more out of class, make more efficient use of your time, pack greater productivity into study hours, overcome obstacles, set goals and widen your horizons in ways you never thought possible.
But the greatest benefit of all is the pride you'll feel because you're succeeding in college!
To help you succeed, Project Success provides you with pathway for scholars consisting of first year and transfer scholar focus areas.
Providing academic and personal assistance, customized academic plan, setting goals, career coaching and transfer guidance as a first year and transfer scholar.
First Year Scholar Academic Success Advisor-providing academic and personal support and guidance to students that are considered first year scholars in the program.
Transfer Scholar Academic Success Advisor- Providing academic and personal support and guidance to students that are considered transfer scholars in the program.
Project Success professionals will help you:
- Develop academic skills
- Set academic goals
- Establish your academic priorities
- Focus on your particular academic needs
They will advocate on your behalf by communicating with your instructors, monitoring your academic progress and empowering you with the skills to find solutions.
Since academic performance is affected by more than class work, labs and class projects, you'll also have exclusive access to academic success advisors who can help you:
- Enroll and plan a degree path
- Explore career choices
- Handle personal problems
- Find emotional support
- Improve relationships
- Build a positive self-image
In addition, as a Project Success participant, you'll benefit from the expertise of the academic success advisors. As you complete your work at MCC-Penn Valley, your academic success advisor will help you:
- Attend college tours (local and out of state)
- Choose the four-year institution that best fits your needs
- Enroll in that college or university
- Fill out financial aid applications
- Arrange campus visits and meetings with the heads of departments that you're in interested in
To help you succeed, Project Success provides you with tutoring assistance, peer mentorship and provides learning aids.
The program offers tutoring in writing, english, all levels of math and science.
Tutoring is appointment-based with the exception of a few walk-in hours.
Project Success can give your college career a boost by enriching your cultural experience. You'll learn and grow through:
- Starlight Theatre performances
- Concerts, ballets, opera
- Dinner theater and plays
- Ethnic films and discussions
- Art exhibits and other fun activities
Various workshops that encompass personal and academic development, in addition to financial literacy and leadership sessions.
There are also opportunities for participants to practice their creativity and interpersonal skills through becoming a Project Success Student Leader.
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