Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won seven national championships and we have had more than 100 All-Americans.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
1. Review the textbook material that relates to the homework.
2. Review your lecture notes that relate to the homework.
3. Do your homework as neatly as possible.
4. Write down every step of the homework problems.
5. Understand the reasons for doing each set of the homework problems. Do not memorize how to do the problems.
6. If you do not understand how to do a problem, follow these steps:
7. Always finish your homework by successfully completing problems. Even if you get stuck, go back and successfully complete previous problems before quitting.
8. After finishing your homework assignment, recall to yourself or write down the most important learned concepts.
9. Make up note cards containing hard to remember problems or concepts.
10. Do not get behind in your math homework even if you have to do homework everyday!
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