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Author: Neal Olderman

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Neal Olderman is with the University of Connecticut’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. He is responsible for the direction of a variety of educational programs and academic partnerships, including the Pre-College Summer at UConn a non-credit academic experience for rising high school juniors and seniors.

Posted Feb. 24, 2016, 9 a.m. by Neal Olderman | View Comments
UConn Summer Prevents College From Being a TV Rerun

That first year of college isn’t always a big hit. Sometimes, freshman year feels straight out of a TV rerun and at the University of Connecticut, we’ve seen it all, over and over. So how could things go wrong and what can you do to avoid it? Check out our rerun round-up of freshman year woes - and how Pre-College Summer at UConn for rising high school juniors and seniors could make your freshman year a hit rather than an epic fail. 1. “It is an area which we call The Twilight Zone.” - Rod Serling, “The Twilight Zone.” Imagine ...