a current student here
As soon as you can, get involved with TRiO, tutoring at the LRC and with Financial Aid. The professional staff and engaged student-workers make any challenge to your college life much, much easier to overcome. It is a small campus in a rural setting, use this to your advantage, learn the layout early on, enjoy the art galleries nearby and the mountain trails. Specifically look into Art History with M. Ceschiat, a fantastic professor with great resources to help start your college life.