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​Connie Perez
COUNS 100 –Success Strategies for the Re-entry Student
This course introduces reentry students to the study of the educational, psychological, intellectual, social and health-related factors that impact lifelong learning, well-being, and success.  Topics include: Motivation, self-discovery, creative & critical thinking, health/stress management, self-efficacy, study strategies, communication, campus resources, goal setting, educational planning, and career exploration. This 3 unit course meets the CSU GE Area E requirement.
The course was developed by Carolyn Powell, Counseling faculty whose passion was working with Adult Reentry Students. She is now retired, but we appreciate the many contributions she made over the years to the Counseling Department. 
This semester Counseling 100 if offered both 100% online and also as a Traditional (face to face) class.  This course has been taught by Connie Perez, Counseling Faculty since 2012.  She enjoyed working with this population and is dedicated to working with students to assure their success in college. For more information about this instructor, please visit her personal website at  
In addition, Sylvia Tran, Counseling Faculty will also teach the class on ground starting spring 2015. Sylvia Tran is excited to teach COUNS 100. She is very enthusiastic in helping adult reentry students to gain a positive experience​ as they return to school.
This is a wonderful class to begin your college experience to help guide you in the right direction towards success.
Take Counseling 100
 100% online (Section #17740)
 Traditional in Class Room (Section#1 Traditional in Class Room (Section#17744)
Fall 2015
“Thank you also for such an enriching experience.
I have loved every minute of your class, and have learned so much from it.  It was a great experience!
Counseling 100 Student fall 2013