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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


MAJOR Decisions

The 60 credit mark may feel like it is approaching fast! Do you have your major plan in place? You may not know your exact career path yet, and that's okay...Read More

Have You Met With Your Advisor Lately?

At this point you are nearly halfway through your college career! This is sa good time to be meeting with your advisor to be sure you are on-track to graduate...Read More.

Fall Finances

While next fall might seem far away, it's time to start figuring out your finances for next year. Scholarship applications are already available for next fall, and the application deadlines are quickly approaching...Read More.

Spring semester is now in full swing!

Thinking about how to get more involved on campus and build your resume? Do you want to study abroad, find an internship or job? Do you need to finalize your major pathway or do some career exploration? March is a good time to start mapping out a plan for your Junior and Senior year, before the end-of-semester activities and coursework get under way. Your academic advisor and your college's career services office are good resources to help you do this planning. Make an appointment with your academic advisor now, before course registration for summer and fall begin and their appointment slots fill.



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