First-Year Students

Stanford University

Reflections - Stanford’s First Year Reflection Seminar provides an opportunity for new undergraduates come together to pause and reflect upon who they are and what they want out of their lives and to assist them in making choices more thoughtfully and intentionally in their time as undergraduates at Stanford. 

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Pacific Lutheran University

Explore! Retreat - Explore! is a retreat between the first and second semester of the first academic year which supports students in their transition to the college experience and is a collaborative effort of faculty, staff, and student leaders. 

Format

  • Audience: First year students.
  • When: First weekend of January-term, a one-month short term in which students take a single four-credit course. The retreat itself begins on...
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Bowdoin College

The Bowdoin Advising program in Support of academic Excellence (BASE) is a targeted advising program for students who may be less prepared for the challenges of rigorous college-level academic work at a highly selective and academically challenging liberal arts college. 

Format

  • Audience: 30 first-year students, selected based on possible challenges in transition to college, including factors such as:  lower socio-economic status, first-generation college...
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College of Wooster

Worthy Questions - a program designed for students who wish to investigate their life's passions. Worthy Questions assists students in integrating personal, professional, and spiritual values by providing tools, models, and a community for reflection. 

Format

  • Audience: Students typically enter the program as first-...
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Babson College

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action - Babson is globally recognized for our one-of-a-kind Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (ET&A) methodology that teaches undergraduates, graduates, and executives to balance action, experimentation, and creativity with a deep understanding of business fundamentals and rigorous analysis as the ideal...

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