for Success SFS 101
Strategies for Success is a course designed
to improve student performance in college and beyond. The
two credit hour elective course will count toward graduation
from Lake Land College and will transfer to most four-year
colleges. The course involves a variety of learning experiences
including group discussion, guest speakers, lecture, individual
appointments with the instructor, videos, and use of the computer-assisted
career guidance system - Career Cruising.
Topics to be discussed include:
- time management/stress management
- test-taking, note-taking, reading, and
- memory enhancement
- how to study with children underfoot
- communication and relationships
- decision making
- learning styles
- career exploration and planning
Here is what former Strategies for
Success students have told us about the course:
- This class has given me ideas
on how to conquer tests, assignments and pressure situations
for every class. It also goes outside the classroom to the
- I have learned to manage my time
- This class makes learning fun.
- It has really helped to boost
- This is the only class I have
ever taken where I have immediately started using the material
in real life - not just school.
- I suggest that everyone take
- It has made a difference
in my grades
REGISTER FOR SUCCESS COURSES
Additional Success Courses
SFS 102 Strategies for Money Management is a course designed to assist students with improving their financial planning and budgeting skills. SFS 103 Life Strategies is designed for sophomore level students and will assist students in learning critical thinking skills, creating effective goals and creating a successful life and financial plan. Students may not earn credit for enrolling in both SFS 102 Strategies for Money Management and SFS 103 Life Strategies. Students may earn credit for enrolling in SFS 101 Strategies for Success and SFS 102 Strategies for Money Management.
If you would like to register for a success course and would like more information, please call Counseling
Services, Student Center Building, Lake Land College, (217)234-5232.