Study Skills Workshop Series
Join Morgan, the Learning and Study Skills assistant, in a semester-long series to help you succeed academically! Workshops will take place on most Thursdays from 4:00-5:00pm in Williams Hall 080. Students will have interactive discussions about different academic challenges they are facing and learn research-informed skills to improve and maintain academic performance.
You are welcome to attend every session or choose the one(s) that are most relevant for you!
Time: Most Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Williams Hall 080
* Please note that the 5x10 on Procrastination on 10-5-23 will be held at Rauch Business Center RBC 091
Below you will find program descriptions and links to add the event directly to your Google Calendar.
Syllabus Mapping 101 -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Join the Center for Academic Success in a hands-on how-to for understanding the contents of your syllabi, and effectively and efficiently using them to organize and plan a great semester. Bring your syllabi!
Common Hour & Midterm Preparation -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Common hour exams begin in 2 weeks, which may seem far away but gives you plenty of time to prep! Join the Center for Academic Success for a 1 hour discussion of how to prepare a study schedule, and how to study for different kinds of exams.
Schedule Smarter Not Harder: Time Management Strategies -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Join the Center for Academic Success for an interactive 5x10 discussion of how to use scheduling tools, plan your day efficiently, and prioritize time effectively!
Maximizing Tutoring and Professors' Office Hours -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Join the Center for Academic Success in a discussion of how to best utilize your tutoring sessions, how to communicate professionally with professors, and how to feel less intimidated and ready to get help during office hours.
Procrastination 101 (5x10-Strategic Adaptability) - Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
*Please note that this workshop will take place at Rauch Business Center RBC 091
Learn Why You Procrastinate and How to Combat It. Procrastination effects most college students, and can get in the way of achieving your goals. Join the Center for Academic Success in an interactive and informative conversation about why you procrastinate and how to work with yourself to form better habits around your time management.
Study Strategies for Tackling Exams -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Want to improve on your study strategies and habits? In this discussion, we'll analyze what went well and what could be improved from your last exam efforts, and make a plan for the specific types of exams you'll be encountering this semester.
Effective Note Taking Strategies -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Have you struggled to figure out an effective note taking strategy this semester? This discussion will outline different types of note taking strategies that can help you get the most out of your lectures (and get notes that will help you study later!)
No workshop this week
Calm the Nerves: Test Taking and Anxiety Management Strategies -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Are you struggling with anxiety around testing that seems to get in the way of your performance? Join us for a discussion about what test anxiety is, why you might be experiencing it, and how to use strategies to help calm yourself down to perform well on exams.
Effective Goal Setting and Goal Getting -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Goal setting is foundational to academic (and lifelong!) success. Learn about how to set academic and personal goals that are meaningful to you, and how to make a plan to achieve them.
Textbook Reading Strategies -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Stuggle to use your textbook to help you succeed? Dragging yourself through long readings? Join the Center for Academic Success for a discussion of textbook reading strategies that can help you get what you need from your assigned readings.
No workshop this week
Preparing for Final Exams -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
Final exams are coming up! Come discuss how to prepare for the final exams ahead of time so that finals weeks is as low stress as possible.
Final Exam Study Schedules -Click to add this event to your Google Calendar
You know when your final are, where they are, and what's on them. If you haven't made a study plan yet, come to this event to make sure you hve an effective plan for thriving during finals.