Dr. Kelly Hogan and the “Imposter Syndrome”

November 11, 2016

“One of the struggles of education we don’t talk about much is that most of us hit a wall where our knowledge seems to run out and we start feeling like we don’t belong. This happens at different stages for … Continued

Thriving with Advising

November 7, 2016

I decided to change my major at 12:06 a.m. in the middle of Davis Library. I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to study; all I knew was that a change was needed—my grades were fine, but the work I … Continued

Transitioning to UNC: One Student’s Story

October 31, 2016

  Sophomore transfer Michelle Dixon had not been to UNC until she moved in for her first semester, but that wasn’t the only challenge she faced. With a new school comes a new workload, a new student life, and a … Continued

Undecided But Actively Deciding

October 6, 2016

The question that used to be a place of infinite possibility and carefree imagination has come back, demanding a definitive answer that will dramatically impact your life: What do you want to be when you grow up? As a college … Continued

UNC is Helping Me Thrive

September 28, 2016

  Since the moment we arrive at Carolina, we each form a path to graduation and further success. This path looks very different for each person. Many of my friends were accepted to Carolina right out of high school and … Continued

Definition of Student Success

September 9, 2016

Through a process involving students, faculty, and staff, UNC-Chapel Hill has developed the following definition of student success, which has been endorsed by Faculty Council and by every school and college of the University. UNC-Chapel Hill believes all admitted students … Continued

Five Tips to Help You Thrive@Carolina!

August 12, 2016

As our new students prepare for their first year at Carolina, the Thrive@Carolina team will be sharing messages of support. We believe in our new students and are committed to doing our part to make sure that they thrive, graduate, … Continued

Improved Academic Progress Report system debuts to heavier use

February 3, 2016

Through Thrive@Carolina, University partners have worked together to improve the Academic Progress Report (APR) system, making APRs easier for faculty to create and easier for students to understand.  On the first day of the reporting period, the number of APRs … Continued

December Updates

February 2, 2016

December 21, 2015:  Thrive@Carolina seeks brief proposals for grants for innovation and collaboration in student success Thrive@Carolina—a University-wide initiative to foster a culture of success and completion for all students—invites faculty and staff members from any campus department, office, or … Continued