Avenues to success in college: A non-credit eight-week freshman seminar
Author(s): Odell, P. M.
Citation: Odell, P. M. (1996). Avenues to success in college: A non-credit eight-week freshman seminar. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, 8(2), 79-92.
The author looks at the role played by a non-credit, eight-week first-year orientation program in students' academic success. The results showed that students who attended the program achieved higher grades and had a lower percentage of academic difficulty than those who did not participate.