Why join a Learning Community?
What are the benefits of Tiger Learning Communities?
- TLC's help you make a fast, smooth transition to the U of M
- Easier to make friends and meet people with similar interests
- Develop a supportive network around campus
- More likely to form study groups
- Higher involvement in class presentations
- Allows for career exploration
- Helps to improve oral and written communication skills
- Improved teamwork skills
- Generally have higher first semester GPA
- Are more likely to earn more academic credit in their first semester
- Show higher levels of overall course success (measured by a grade of C or better)
- Are more successful in ENGL 1010- English Composition
- Have increased confidence in their writing skills
- Are more connected to faculty and other students