College Freshmen Timeline

(What you should be doing)

September
Cal Poly Pomona
  • Analyze schedule to maximize time most effectively
  • Join or start study groups for your tough classes
  • Join and attend a church near your school
  • Join a Bible Study
  • Establish your daily time in the Word and in prayer

October-November
  • Study, work…study some more
  • Do the legwork for your research papers and projects
  • Research Internships for Summer (complete applications)

December
  • Keep your spiritual priorities intact
  • Reduce hours on the job to allow you to increase study time for final exams and to complete projects and research papers.
  • Enjoy the time off once finals are completed

January- February
  • Analyze schedule to maximize time most effectively
  • Join or start study groups for your tough classes
  • Reconnect with Church and Bible Study
  • Search for newly opened summer internships, complete applications
March – May
  • You know how to do school now, so do the work and do not allow for a letdown this semester
Summer
  • Do paid internships or internships for college credit
  • Complete Summer Classes
  • If you absolutely cannot do classes or an internship, take a regular job and save your money
  • Start planning courses for Fall Semester