Christendom College’s Director of Student Support Services Maribeth Martin is an expert on achieving academic success in college. As some students struggle during their transition from high school to college, Maribeth has the best insights on how to strive for excellence and achieve success. In her role, she has been instrumental in helping students get out of academic distress, conquer their fears, manage their time, and learn the best methods of success – for them. In this workshop, Maribeth imparts her wisdom on how to overcome the Top 5 Challenges that new students may face during their freshman year.


1. Time Management

2. Notetaking

3. Overcoming Procrastination

4. Preparing for Exams

5. The Four Learning Styles

Bonus Video: Academic Resources