How To Help My Dual Credit Child?
Let them know college is important and they can be successful. Encourage them to do their best.
Let them know that success in college will depend on self-motivation, discipline, organizational skills, study habits, and time management.
Remind them that one hour spent in a college class requires two hours outside class reading, studying, and completing assignments.
College will be different from high school. They will be given a greater amount of freedom.
Allow them to take ownership for success and responsibility for failures.
Encourage them to establish open communication with their instructors. If they are experiencing challenges in a course, they will need to communicate this to their instructor. Do not contact instructors on their behalf.