The Advising Center at LC State is invested in helping you to be successful during your attendance here. We offer an intrusive approach to student advising, Student Success Seminars, and one-on-one coaching sessions.

Students who are considered “at-risk”:

  • Provisionally Admitted students
  • Students returning after academic suspension
  • First-year students with midterm grades below 2.0
  • Students referred by instructor or advisor

Who are also:

  • Academically disadvantaged
  • Those whose “skills, knowledge, motivation, and/or academic ability are significantly below those of the ‘typical’ student in the college or curriculum in which they are enrolled” (Maxwell)
  • Who have a low academic self-concept
  • Have unrealistic grade expectations
  • May have inadequate study skills
  • Believes learning is memorizing
  • Has a history of passive learning
  • Has unrealistic career expectations
  • Unfocused regarding career objectives
  • Are extrinsically motivated
  • Not able to effectively handle own affairs/low self-efficacy
  • Are not self-disciplined

At-risk students should be referred to The Advising Center. We will track students and collaborate with advisors and instructors to promote retention and success.