Links for First Year Students
College Directory (List of all department numbers)
Interact - Rape Crisis Center
Alpha Lambda Delta
Achieve a 3.5 during your first semester or your first year, and you will be invited to join the Meredith chapter of this national honor society for freshmen. ALD also awards scholarships and graduate fellowships.
Study Skills Information
How to do Really Well in College: A Guide for Freshmen GREAT advice from the State University of New York, College at Oswego Honors Program.
Maximizing Your Academic Experience
Study skills resources, including online videos, from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.
Study Skills Self-Help Information
Study skills resources from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA.
Information from University of Minnesota Duluth.
Meredith College English Department Grammar Help
Assistance with grammar and usage rules.
Learning Styles Questionnaire
Developed by Barbara A. Soloman, First Year College, NCSU and Richard M. Felder, Department of Chemical Engineering, NCSU.
Choosing a College Major
Academic & Career Planning
Let the experts right here at MC help you choose the major that's right for you!
Choosing a College Major: How to Chart Your Ideal Path by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.
Misperceptions about Choosing a Major
Information from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
Learn more about this exciting opportunity you'll have in May. Be sure to sign up to participate in January or February in the Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development in the Cate Center.
Student Leader Magazine Online. The goal of Student Leader Magazine is to teach college students to be more effective and ethical leaders of the future.
A Prentice Hall Site that provides other links to volunteer opportunities.
Financial Assistance at Meredith
Links and information about scholarships, grants, and loans available to qualified Meredith students. In 2007-08, Meredith coordinated about $33.2 million in scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs.
Free college scholarship search and financial aid resource.
Scholarships & Financial Aid Guide
Personalized searches match your profile with scholarships and fellowships.
This site outlines several steps for getting out of credit card debt.
Meredith Student Health Services
Confidential, free medical treatment of minor illnesses, referral services for major illnesses, health education, and some gynecology services.
Something Fishy: Website on Eating Disorders
Supporting loved ones. Finding treatment.
Eating disorder information. Definitions and symptoms, recovery, and links.
Relationships with your Professors
Suggestions from Prentice Hall.
The Four Temperaments
Are you a Rational, Idealist, Artisan, or Guardian? Info about our different personalities and how we interact.
Alcohol & Substance Issues
Bacchus & Gamma Peer Education Network
An international association of college and university based peer education programs focusing on alcohol abuse prevention and other student health and safety issues.
B.R.A.D. (Be Responsible About Drinking)
Founded by the family and friends of Bradley McClure, a Michigan State University Junior who died of alcohol poisoning after celebrating his 21st birthday. Their hope is that the educational information distributed by the organization will prevent other families from suffering a similar loss.