Ready, Set, Succeed!

Students, do you feel ready to succeed in college?  The Ready, Set, Succeed program might be perfect for you. As a bonus, you can earn a free laptop with this opportunity!

During the upcoming Fall Semester, students have the opportunity to enroll into a course that is geared to help them succeed in college for free! This small group or community is called “the Neighborhood for Success (N4S).” The Downtown Center is offering a course called Ready, Set, Succeed. Other campuses offering this great course are Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, St. Petersburg/ Gibbs, and Seminole.

Ready Set Succeed provides an opportunity for students to start off their college career with a free laptop!

St. Petersburg College – Mission

The mission statement at St. Petersburg College (SPC) is to “promote student success and enrich our communities through education, career development and self-discovery.” 

Our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) allows us to focus on college readiness.  This focus is for long-term success as an essential element to help our students start smart and finish strong.

What is Ready, Set, Succeed?

Ready, Set, Succeed

Ready: Students will identify their learner mindset, including their expectations, and apply these expectations to their academic goals.

Set: Students will learn strategies, such as time management, knowledge monitoring, and comprehension strategies, to help them along their academic path.

Succeed: Students will show how the learner mindset and learning strategies have helped them in retention, persistence, and completion of their degree or certificate.

Value to students: 

  • Connection to faculty and success coaches during their first year in a structured format.
  • Gain support and insights from a N4S peer mentor.
  • Learn strategies to meet their academic goals.
  • Learn how to balance work and family responsibilities to be a successful college student.
  • Use of a laptop (with software and technical support) during the first year and allowed to keep upon successful completion of the program.
  • Events with free food, prizes, and giveaways.

Target population must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Students who have completed fifteen credit hours or less
  • Flex Placement student – Completed all four years of high school in a public Florida school
  • Recommended to take developmental education courses in at least one area
  • Waived at least one developmental recommendation
  • Registered for at least 6 credit hours
  • Online: Must be enrolled in at least one online academic course to be eligible to participate in the online section

If you are a student that meets these qualifications then please reach out to Michael Jean Felix, Career & Academic Advisor at the Downtown Center, your advisor on campus, or Professor Sara Brzezinski You don’t want to miss this great opportunity if you qualify!

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