Academic Transitions

  • July 27, 2020–August 14, 2020
  • $271

Nervous about the transition from high school to college? Excited to learn as much as you can from your university courses? Want to maximize your grade point average from day one?

This is the class every university student wishes they could have taken before they started college. It will walk you through all kinds of practical skills you'll need to thrive in college: how to keep organized and stay motivated, how to take notes and read texts, how to study effectively, and more.

Mastering these skills before you start your first term at university will save you time and energy—and equip you to begin your college experience with confidence.

Course distinctives

  • Great price - Tuition for this course is just $271—half of the normal rate for summer courses.
  • Flexible learning - Choose from three different times to take this course during the summer. During your 3-week course, there are no set meeting times for the classes—you can engage with it at your own pace.
  • Carefully crafted - Everything about this course is focused on practical skills and insight you can use. It’s based on thousands of conversations and interactions with college students.


Kyle Heys is co-director of the Center for Student Success at Calvin University. He has taught thousands of students effective learning practices and loves watching students walk across the graduation stage. When not teaching, Kyle enjoys climbing, running, and cooking.


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