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Developmental Studies

Developmental Studies Counselor

The Developmental Studies Counselor specializes in addressing the unique concerns of students who place into developmental courses, providing counseling and advising in a broad range of areas:


Advising in the selection and scheduling of appropriate courses Answering questions of first-time college students Helping to navigate college policies and procedures Counseling in self-advocacy and interpersonal communication skills Assisting in resolving academic difficulties Counseling in addressing personal issues that interfere with academic progress Instructing in learning strategies Making referrals to other college services Making referrals to community agencies


The Developmental Studies Counselor also coordinates services for Students with Disabilities enrolled in academic courses at the college.


For more information, please contact Dr. F. Apfel at (203) 857-7192 or fapfel@ncc.commnet.edu