Virginia Tech Summer Academy

Posted: 5th July 2013 by 130jackson in Local Interests

VTSABeing only a few blocks from the university makes Virginia Tech an important entity to 130 Jackson and its users. Virginia Tech Summer Academy begins today. This program is designed to help incoming freshmen transition into their college experience with greater success.  From the VTSA website:

The Virginia Tech Summer Academy (VTSA) is designed to ease your transition from high school to college by coupling required course work with opportunities to become familiar with university expectations, making new friends, and finding your way around campus and the Blacksburg community. Research experts suggest that students who enroll in programs like the VTSA have higher levels of satisfaction in personal adjustment, satisfaction with institutional choice, and a more enriching academic experience than non-participants. VTSA combines popular courses, along with peer mentoring, to promote a sure foundation to start your academic life at Virginia Tech. The VTSA takes place during Virginia Tech’s second summer session (July 5 – August 15) and is only available to first year students.

You can check out VTSA’s promotional video here!

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