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College Success: COLL1010

College success resources and information.

Welcome to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's library subject guide on college success! This guide provides helpful information on surviving and thriving in a college setting, including information on study skills, time management skills, personal finance, and college life.

​COLL 1010: College and Career Success Skills

Prerequisite : None     Corequisite : None

This course is designed to assist the learner to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic, personal, and professional success and to improve student retention. Areas of importance include Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Personal Financial Management, Stress Management and Wellness, Studying and Test Taking Skills, Communication Skills, Career Planning and Goal Setting, Computer Applications/Technology Skills and Employability/Professional Skills.

​​​​​​COLL1010 Resources and Requirements 

  • TextbookCollege Success (Online Book) This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative
  • Tutorials for Computer/Technology Skills: All® content is available for free at Before you begin, you will need to create an account at so that your progress can be tracked. You will need to make sure you are logged in when you complete each tutorial. You can complete the tutorial multiple times.
  • Computer/Technology Assessment: Northstar Digital Literacy is a free assessment program which tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates. You will need to save these certificates to your computer.
  • Blackboard Orientation: Completion of the Blackboard Orientation is a graded activity for COLL 1010. You must self-enroll in Blackboard Orientation. Students will engage with interactive quizzes and learning activities to practice skills and knowledge. Students will complete a final assessment at the end of the orientation. All interactive quizzes and learning activities must be completed for COLL 1010.  Watch this tutorial video for step-by-step instructions on self-enrolling in the Blackboard Orientation.
  • New Student Orientation: New students and students who are returning to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College after an absence of at least two years are required to complete a face-to-face orientation for new students.  Complete NSO if you haven't done so already.