Advising Center

Advising puzzle 4“I know the major and career I'm pursuing; what are my next steps?”

Decision Making & Action Plan

You are now ready to make a plan. Meet with your academic advisor to create your academic plan. MAP (My Academic Plan), NMC’s online degree audit and tracking system, will help you track your progress toward degree completion.

My next step:

  • I Plan To Transfer [expand]

    • Use NMC and University Transfer Guides to assist you with identifying courses that will transfer to the next institution and add them to your academic plan
    • Talk with university representatives at the NMC October and March Transfer Fairs or when they visit NMC’s campus.
    • Visit each university campus you are considering.
    • Request an official degree audit the semester prior to graduation.
  • I Plan To Start My Career [expand]

    • Schedule an appointment with NMC’s Career Success Coach to create/update your resume and practice your interviewing skills.
    • Conduct an informational interview or job shadow individuals who are doing the work you would like to do.
    • Consider gaining experience through internships, service learning, community service or volunteer opportunities.
    • Attend the NMC Career Fair.
    • Check out useful Job-Seeking Tools and information about Student Employment.
    • Request an official degree audit the semester prior to graduation.
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