Preparing for Academic Success

  • Name:

    Preparing for Academic Success (CLCR118)

  • Department:

    College Preparation & Career

  • Credits:

    0.5 (semester course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:


Preparing for Academic Success


This course is designed to prepare students for setting routines, creating good study habits, and using the foundational building blocks for academic strategies. Students will set goals and practice a variety of skills to develop excellent habits for successful learning, building on foundational skills in growing as a learner. This course is appropriate for 8-10th graders.


Preparing for Academic Success is one of the best foundational courses that you can take as a student. This course is designed to give you tools, techniques, and strategies that can be broadly applied, not only in learning, but also in life. In this course, you will explore goal setting, time management; learning styles; stress management; note-taking techniques; vocabulary strategies; research tools, memorization tips and more. Whether you are new to NSA or a returning student, this is the class that can give you the confidence and skills you need to become an academic success!

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

Student Feedback

It was very easy to navigate and figure out, I absolutely loved it!


This is a very good course and helped me a lot in other classes.


I loved all the videos and “field trips”!

NorthStar Academy (NSA) is a fully accredited online, private, college preparatory Christian school offering students in 4th-12th grades a rigorous and high quality academic program taught by highly qualified, mission-minded, Christian educators in a supportive and encouraging environment.

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