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10 Tips to Get More Out of Your sophoMORE Year!

  1. Reconnect with friends at Welcome Week
    Come out to Welcome Week events and hang out with all the friends you made during your first year!

  2. Meet with academic advisors
    Be actively engaged with your academic advisor and plan for your future! Gain valuable information from different offices & colleges that will help you succeed your second year at UTB.

  3. Attend sophoMORE workshops
    Learn about the issues that sophomores typically face and how to deal with them constructively & positively.

  4. Utilize Career Services
    Internships and jobs will make you more marketable after graduation. Let Career Services help you find one.

  5. Plan to study abroad
    Develop a global perspective that will enable you to think critically and in new ways.

  6. Get Involved!
    Join a club or organization on campus!

  7. Engage in research projects with faculty
    Get more out of your classes by working on projects with faculty to help you see the bigger picture.

  8. Participate in exercise classes at the REK
    Stay healthy and make new friends as you get in shape at the REK!

  9. Become a leader on campus
    There are many ways to develop your leadership skills. For example, you can become a STING Peer Mentor, Resident Assistant (RA), or Academic Coach/Tutor.

  10. Visit the sophoMORE website
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