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Course description

Sophia's College Readiness course helps you prepare for an excellent higher education experience. By completing this course, you will become oriented to the experience of higher education, develop strategies to perform your best while in school, and create plans to achieve your academic and career goals.

Assessments and grading

This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 8 Challenges (formative assessments), 4 Milestones (summative assessments), and 1 Touchstone (project-based or written assessment) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you will be able to:</p><ul><li>Orient yourself to the experience of higher education by preparing for courses, recognizing what it means to learn collaboratively, and understanding what it means to act with academic integrity.</li><li>Identify strategies to help you succeed in higher education.</li><li>Use strategies to identify and achieve your academic and career goals.</li></ul>

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