Swing, R. L., &. Skipper, T L. (2007). Achieving student success in the first year of college. In G. Kramer & Associates (Eds.), Fostering student success in the campus community (pp. 369-391). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Retrieved August 27, 2010 from ProQuest database.
It is important to help keep students encouraged and prepared to complete their college journey, especially during their first year. First-year students have been noted to likely to fail, or be low achievers, than any other student group (Swing & Skipper, 2007).