The Davidson experience combines academic rigor with a distinctively supportive .

Davidson students’ support teams include holistic advising, study abroad advisers, career counselors, peer academic counselors and peer tutors. With guidance from their advisers, students thoughtfully reflect on their individual educational, professional and personal goals, and develop plans to reach those goals. 

In keeping with the college's Statement of Purpose, advisors assist students in developing humane instincts and disciplined and creative minds for lives of leadership and .

Holistic Advising

During your first two years, you are encouraged to explore your interests with the goal of declaring a major by the end of the second year. Your holistic adviser meets with you to develop a comprehensive plan beyond just your required courses—looking at internships, study abroad, summer experiences, and other academic and co-curricular opportunities.

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