Basic Skills Initiative
Entering Scholars Program
Designed with the first-time student in mind, the Entering Scholars Program, Fullerton College’s first-year experience program, provides links between basic skills core classes, faculty collaboration with counseling and student services, information services [library], supplemental tutoring both in and out of class, and a specifically designed course pack.
“Fostering student success in the freshman year is the most significant intervention an institution can make in the name of student persistence.”
Andi Levitz and Lee Noel. “Connecting Students to Institutions: Keys to Retention and Success.” ML Upcraft, J. Gardner and Associates, The Freshman Year Experience. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1989.
Principles and Practices