STEPS to Success
Messages and Helpful Tips
9 of 10 NDSU students use a personal calendar to prioritize their academic work.
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3 of 4 students participate in organized clubs or student groups during a typical week.
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A majority of students check their NDSU email and Blackboard at least 18 times per week.
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Most NDSU students use tutoring or other academic services at least once a month.
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4 of 5 student report attending class at least 90% of the time.
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4 of 5 students believe it's important to approach college like a full-time job.
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19 of 20 NDSU students meet with their academic advisor at least once a semester.
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4 of 5 students believe it's important to register for and complete 15 credits a semester.
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9 of 10 students are committed to earning a degree at NDSU.
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A majority of students finish their homework before class at least 90% of the time.
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NDSU students spend an average of 13 to 16 hours a week preparing for class.
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9 of 10 students say academic success depends on good study habits and hard work.
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4 of 5 students meet with faculty at least once a semester to work on special projects, conduct research, or get help on coursework.
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A majority of NDSU students start studying at least three days before an exam.
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