As a Project Success participant, you’ll benefit from a long list of valuable services while at Penn Valley.
You’ll learn what you can do to improve your grades, get more out of class, make more efficient use of your time, pack greater productivity into study hours, overcome obstacles, set goals, and widen your horizons in ways you never thought possible.
But the greatest benefit of all is the pride you’ll feel because you’re succeeding in college!
Academic assistance & tutoring
Have you ever wondered what the most efficient way to take notes is? When writing a paper, do you ever feel like you are missing something? To help you succeed, Project Success provides you with such academic assistance as learning aids, tutors, and academic counseling.
Project Success professionals will help you:
- Develop academic skills
- Set academic goals
- Establish your academic priorities
- Focus on your particular academic needs
They will advocate on your behalf by communicating with your instructors, monitoring your academic progress, and empowering you with the skills to seek solutions.
The program offers tutoring in writing, reading, all levels of math and all levels of science.
Tutoring is appointment-based with the exception of a few walk-in hours.
Come by today to put in your request!
Counseling & transfer assistance
Since academic performance is affected by more than class work, labs, and class projects, you’ll also have exclusive access to a special counselor who can help you:
- Enroll and plan a degree path
- Explore career choices
- Handle personal problems
- Find emotional support
- Improve relationships
- Build a positive self-image
In addition, as a Project Success participant, you’ll benefit from the expertise of a transfer coordinator. As you complete your work at Penn Valley, your coordinator will help you:
- Choose the four-year institution that best fits your needs
- Enroll in that college or university
- Fill out financial aid applications
- Arrange campus visits and meetings with the heads of departments you’re in interested in.
Cultural enrichment events & activities
Project Success can give your college career a boost by enriching your cultural experience. You'll learn and grow through:
- Starlight Theatre performances
- Concerts, ballets, opera
- Dinner theater and plays
- Ethnic films and discussions
- Art exhibits and other fun activities
There are also opportunities for participants to practice their creativity and interpersonal skills through becoming a Project Success Student Leader.