Sophomore Year Students

  • Track earned credits towards major, minor and general education through the use of SPIRE and attend regularly to SPIRE ‘to-do’ list.
  • Know your advisor’s name and meet with them at least once per semester.
  • Practice public speaking and presentation skills, these are expected of any young professional.
  • If not done so already, confirm projected major.
  • Participate in career development events to practice interviewing skills and prepare for maximizing time at a career fairs.
  • Consider study abroad possibilities to increase cultural knowledge.
  • Join the EORO mentoring program to start your envisioning your career/graduate education with the assistance of a mentor.
  • Enroll in the Intergroup Dialogue course or weekend dialogues to learn communication skills across difference.
  • Engage in student governance by either being an informed student voter, or join SGA or House Councils.
  • Volunteer for CMASS by joining an event planning committee, you are guaranteed to acquire more than event planning skills.
  • Enroll in a general education course specifically designed to develop research skills so important to further your education.
  • Enroll in a general education course that will increase your cultural knowledge and understanding.
  • Seek out academic experience to complement in classroom experience such as internship, practicum, research project, etc.
  • Evaluate academic plan and alignment with future career or graduate school goals.