At Meredith, we like to make sure you start your first semester strong. This is why we have the StartStrong Pre-Orientation Program. You’ll have the chance to connect with your new community and set yourself up for a successful transition into college life.
All new first-year students must attend StartStrong, and for a good reason! In this blog post, we’ll walk you through what you can expect from StartStrong, and how your family members can even join in on the fun.
Here at Meredith, you’ll discover your strengths in an empowering community and pursue a career that best suits your passions. StartStrong is a way for you to lay the foundation for a successful transition from high school to college.
During your day-long orientation, you will:
StartStrong also offers sessions for your family because you going to college is a significant change for them, too. Don’t worry, though. Your parents will have a different schedule than you, so you’ll still be able to go off on your own and get to know your classmates.
So, parents, what will you do while your student gets a taste of college life? Well, you will:
The first step to starting StartStrong is finding and registering a session that works best for you. There are four sessions available:
Once you’ve submitted your enrollment deposit, you’ll need to request your MyMeredith Student Account and Meredith email. Once you’ve received your accounts, you’ll be able to log in to MyMeredith and take the placement exam.
Here are the exams you will take:
You must complete the placement exam(s) before MIDNIGHT on May 22.
After registering for StartStrong, the admissions office will confirm your date of participation. From there, you can start hyping yourself up for an exciting day.
We look forward to seeing you soon!