An academic seminar that informs students about the Colleges Honor Principle, traditions, history, and mission. Also promotes students identification of their academic and personal strengths, interests, and areas for potential growth. Assignments emphasize development of skills in writing, oral communication, library and database research methods, study skills, time management, and critical thinking. A specific topic is considered and led by a faculty member and peer teacher. Workshops, led by various resource persons from the College and local community, explore aspects of Wilson College life, examine issues that affect the transition to college, and seek to deepen the understanding of self.