All Posts By

vmariaachieve

10 Tips for College Students with Disabilities

By News

1) Look for help when you need it. This may be in the form of a tutor, a study group, or an instructor. 2) Schedule and plan how you will use your time. Try using a daily planner or smartphone. 3) Plan ahead, especially for tests and big projects. 4) Learn about how you learn. Are you a visual, auditory or hands-on leaner? What are your strengths and weaknesses as a student? 5) Be an active learner. 6) Create an effective study routine. Do you…

Read More

Making it Possible

By News

Between entering a new environment, a schedule change, and an intense workload, the transition from high school to college can be difficult for the best of students. In addition to struggling with the transition itself, students with learning differences are also challenged with communication, time management, executive function and even advocating for themselves. According to Melissa Zgliczynski, the Director of the Achieve Program for Students with Learning Differences at Villa Maria College, these obstacles can make it impossible for students with learning differences to succeed…

Read More

Villa Maria College Receives Grant to Support Achieve Program

By News

Villa Maria College recently received a grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation in support of the college‚Äôs Achieve Program for students with learning differences. The grant totals $136,252 and will help support the program during the first three years of operation. Villa Maria is part of the 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that offer this type of program. The Achieve Program provides specialized services to students with learning differences to support each individual in the transition to college. Students will…

Read More

All rights reserved Salient.