The Life of a College Freshman

January 29, 2016

Fieldtrip to Lynn University for Transitions Day

We will leave Conservatory Prep promptly at 8:20AM and aim to return by 4:30PM

Student Experience schedule

9:45 a.m. Students meet in front of the Wold Performing Arts Center under the University Experience sign.

10 a.m. Campus Tour

11:15 a.m.

College 101: Useful advice and tips from a college professor
Presenter: Diane DiCerbo, director of academic advising

Professor Diane DiCerbo will examine the difference between high school and college, how to be an active participant in your education process, and the distinctions between core classes, major classes and electives. She will also discuss the value of time management, the importance of taking advantage of opportunities outside the classroom, getting involved in internships and the prospect of studying abroad.


12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:20 p.m.

What every college professor wants you to know but doesn’t teach you
Presenter: Catherine Wharton, M.A.

This session will provide students with a glimpse into a college course. This mini-course will focus on strategies for academic success in college.


2 p.m.

How to get involved outside the classroom
Location: McCusker Pool Complex

Students will enjoy refreshments poolside with Lynn University student leaders.


3 p.m.

Lynn University student panel
Presenter: Lynn University students

The student panel provides an opportunity to hear about collegiate experiences directly from university students. This panel will include several junior and senior students who have experience with transitioning, taking college classes and utilizing support services.