This course is taught in both fall and spring semesters. In the fall, it is designed to help students make the transition to college. In the spring, it serves freshmen who had academic difficulty their first semester of college. The class is designed to inform, motivate, and guide MSU students onto a path toward retention, graduation, and success. Over the course of the semester, the instructors present information on topics like Goal Setting, Time Management, Listening and Taking Notes, Financial Management, and Career Planning.