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Second Year Experience

Office of Undergraduate Education

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    Need suggestions for what to do now to set yourself up for
    success tomorrow? Take a peek at the Second Year Roadmap.
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    Second year is the time to create strong academic habits, let us help!
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    Now that you’ve explored the wide range of involvement options,
    take it a step further to get engaged with a few experiences.
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    Be prepared to commit to a major that best fits you
    and your overall goals—find it, own it, and use it!
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    Now that you’re more independent, make your best financial decisions
    and learn key skills. Learn more

Helping you make the most out of your second year at the University of Minnesota

Second Year Roadmap


Your health and final exams

The end of the semester can be a really busy time. As you prepare for finals and work hard to finish papers and projects it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself...Read More

The end is near, keep going!

Whether you want to keep your grades at the level they are now or boost them before the end of the semester...Read More.

Everything you need to know about Minneapolis winters

Minneapolis is a great city to live in, but when the winter cold weather hits things can start to get a little more complicated...Read More

The End of the Semester is Here!

You are almost there! The end of the semester and winter break are in sight. As you prepare for finals and you finish your last assignments remember to take care of yourself and take advantage of the study help the U of M offers. Visit the SMART Learning Commons for tutoring. Take regular study breaks by visiting RecWell or checking out the fun events offered through Student Unions & Activities. Destress with PAWS or make an appointment for a stress check-in.



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