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Second Year Steps for Success

Second Year Steps for Success

Your Second Year at Keystone College

Settle in. But, step it up.

Second Year Activities

In your second year, explore opportunities for faculty interaction, increase your involvement in student organizations, community service, and leadership-building experiences.


  1. Consider a study abroad experience and/or undergraduate research opportunity
  2. Consider declaring a minor
  3. Start developing your portfolio (major specific)

Advising Services

  1. Schedule a meeting with your advisor to discuss your major/minor and academic progress
  2. Schedule another meeting with your advisor to prepare for registration

Career Services and Promise Requirements

Career Development

  1. Continue to explore how majors align with career paths of interest
  2. Job shadow with employers who work in career fields of interest

Keystone Promise

  1. Write a resume and have it reviewed and saved on file with Career Services
  2. Write a cover letter and have it reviewed
  3. Provide Career Services with contact information for three professional references
  4. Attend the Fall or Spring Career, Internship and Grad School Fair
  5. Update your Handshake account
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Student Life

  1. Participate in civic engagement and service learning with a project that fosters your passions and skills
  2. Take a leadership role in Civic Engagement, Residence Life, clubs and organizations on campus
  3. Continue to get involved in activities and participate in service opportunities

Key Events

  1. Annual Leadership Conference
  2. Homecoming and Family Weekend
  3. Music and Arts Fair and other band and theater performances
  4. Undergraduate Research and Creativity Celebration
  5. All-College Honors Convocation
  6. The Block Party
  7. Fall or Spring Career, Internship and Grad School Fair