Thinking and Learning Opportunities for New Student-Athletes
TALONS is required seminar for all incoming student-athletes in their first semester. The weekly TALONS workshops help incoming student-athletes understand and cope with academic, social, athletic, and personal pressures related to the transition to AU. TALONS provides new student-athletes with practical strategies and information to adjust to college, academics, and athletics.
Topics covered over the course of the semester include:
SMART Goal Setting
How to Make Effective Study Materials
Effective Reading Techniques
Sexual Assault Prevention
Alcohol & Other Drug Education
Career Development Basics
Creating a Graduation Plan
Preparing for Finals
Incoming freshman student-athletes will be contacted by the Nest during the freshman registration period to sign up for a TALONS section. Please contact The Nest at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.