Building a Robust Support System: Future You Starts Now

Building a Robust Support System: Future You Starts Now

As you embark on your higher education journey, it's important to realize that you're not alone. Support is at your fingertips, ready to help you navigate through your academic and personal life successfully.

Identifying Your Support Systems

There are people on your personal and educational journey that may be a support system for you as you navigate your degree program. 

1. Dedicated Advisors: Here at DeVry, we recognize the importance of genuine, authentic connections, which is why your personalized support team will be by your side throughout your academic journey. You’ll be assigned a dedicated Student Support Advisor as well as a Career Advisor, both of whom will get to know your unique story and guide you every step of the way. We’re here when you need us.

2. Classmates: Your fellow students are navigating the same path as you, making them a valuable resource for collaboration, study groups, and moral support.

3. Friends and Family: Never underestimate the power of emotional support. Friends and family who understand your goals can offer encouragement, a listening ear, and a comforting shoulder during stressful times.

4. Employer Support: Your employer may be a great resource for support. Your growth equals their growth! According to the Harvard Business Review, education programs were influential in a companies’ ability to achieve organizational goals, including decreased turnover and increased customer satisfaction, employee engagement and productivity, and profit. While many organizations offer education benefits, fewer than 5% of employees take advantage of these programs. Talk to your employer today to see what benefits are available to you. 

Connecting with Your Support Systems

Now that we've identified these support systems, the question is, how do you effectively connect with them? Here are some strategies:

1. Regular Meetings: Schedule regular meetings with your advisors. It keeps you updated about your academic progress and helps identify any potential issues early.

2. Open Communication: Be open and honest with your advisors, colleagues, friends, and family about your struggles and victories. It creates a supportive environment where everyone is on the same page.

3. Active Participation: Engage actively in class and group activities. It's an excellent way to build relationships with your classmates.


Support is Built-in at DeVry

At DeVry, we are committed to your success. From the first time you connect with a DeVry representative, to graduation day and beyond, we’re here for you. Through a combination of personalized data science and analytics, along with a team of experienced faculty and advisors, our DeVry Care Formula was developed and perfected with your ambitious goals in mind. This program is designed to focus on your personal and academic success, emphasizing the importance of a balanced lifestyle.

The support we provide to you at DeVry includes around-the-clock resources such as 24/7 tutoring, e-library access, an inspirational online student community and a StudentLinc Student Assistance Program that provides resources where you can discuss academic, personal, family, financial or legal concerns. 

Finding Balance

Remember, college is not just about academics; it's also about personal growth and development. Maintaining a balance between your academic and personal responsibilities is crucial. Make time for relaxation, hobbies, and socializing. These activities can help reduce stress and keep you motivated.

A robust support system can be a game-changer for your college experience. It helps you stay focused on your goals, offers guidance when needed, and provides a safety net during challenging times. So, connect with your support systems today and set the stage for a successful and enjoyable college journey.

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