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Studies show that successful college students access the resources available and build networks with staff and faculty who encourage and support them. Through the Pathfinder Program, you will learn essential skills and strategies for a successful college experience.

Students required to participate in the Pathfinder Program are identified and informed at the time of admission based on high school performance.

The program is designed for dedicated students who commit to participate in support services and activities at NKU in order to achieve their academic and personal goals.


Advantages of Pathfinders



Deron Bartelson

"Pathfinders is not something to be reluctant of because it allows you to get your footing and figure out how things at college work and get a leg up on other students. Something to keep in mind is continue to work hard even through the tough times because you can accomplish anything if you want. Don't be afraid to be yourself, being yourself is the key to gaining success."