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How to beat college stress

College can be super stressful. It starts out slow— the beginning of the semester is the honeymoon phase. The weeks leading up to your first exam are full of making new friends, scoping out cool spots to study (but not really doing much studying yet), and committing to everything that sounds interesting, mostly because…

Five Key Differences between High School and College

1. Scheduling becomes personal High school counselors are often responsible for creating student schedules, and students typically have little to no input. In college, however, students are given the liberty to select their own schedules with or without the help of an academic advisor. 2. College is career oriented Students who…

Six reasons to live on campus at TJC

Many don’t know that over 1,200 students live in one of the 8 residence halls on the main TJC campus. Here are just some of the reasons why. 1. Built-in community You’re set up to forge lasting friendships by living on campus. Not only will you be able to meet new people, going through thick and…

Decoding course names and numbers

MATH 2301 – 001, PSYC 1302 – 002, CJSA 2323 – 001 – What does it all mean! Don’t worry, we’re here to decode college course lingo! When you search for courses to add in Apache Access, you may see something like this: Composition I – 10933 – ENGL 1301 – 001 Let’s break it down. The first…

The TJC Presidential Honors Program: is it right for you?

As a high school senior, I vividly remember graduating uncertain of where my scholastic career would take me. Today I am proud to say that due in part to the wonderful honors program I discovered here at TJC, I am a TJC apache. Everybody talks about the benefits of private college – the small classes,…

TSI Myths vs Facts

TJC doesn’t have an admissions test, but we do require that all non-exempt students take the TSI test before registering for their first semester. Let’s take some time to demystify the top TSI myths! Myth: You can fail the TSI Fact: The TSI is not a pass/fail test. Your score only determines your ability to…

You’ve been accepted – now what?

Congrats on becoming a TJC student! We’re so excited to see you on campus next semester. So now what?! Here’s a list we’ve compiled of the next-steps to follow so you don’t miss out. If you’re a first-time college student, or just need a refresher, start here: Get to know your A-Number and Apache…

Picking a major: advice on choosing from the 120+ degrees and certificates at TJC

Picking a major can be difficult. It almost feels like you’re deciding on the rest of your life, and you may not even know what you want to do for a living! Today we’ll talk about choosing the major that’s right for you, and how you can use that major to find a dream job. TJC…

Connect with TJC on Social Media

Hi there, future Apache. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’re on the Internet! There are a ton of ways to stay in touch and get in contact with TJC on social media. If you’re planning a campus visit, thinking about applying, or just browsing colleges, our social media channels are a great…

Planning a campus tour

Hi future Apache! Campus tours are a great way to get a feel for TJC and all it has to offer. If you and your family are planning to visit us before you apply, you’re in the right place. We offer campus tours at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every day for small groups, so…