The CAS offers a variety of academic workshops designed to help you excel in your classes and meet the demands of college-level study. All workshops are approximately 30 minutes and are held in the Center for Academic Success. Attendance verification cards will be provided at the end of each workshop, if needed for a class.
Make Your Textbook Work for You
For many college students, the task of reading assigned chapters in a textbook is overwhelming and most students do not remember what they have read when faced with a quiz or a test. Fortunately, there are valuable tips that can help students become active readers who make the most of the information and knowledge their textbooks offer. This workshop will introduce reading techniques that will show students how to use all elements of a textbook to comprehend each chapter, understand the text’s main idea, and make textbook reading an active process.
Effective Study & Memory Skills
Studying in college is very different from studying in high school. Your old approaches will no longer work. In this workshop students will learn strategies and tips to help learn and process college level material. In addition, strategies that help students prepare for college exams will be shared. Learning these new approaches will help lead to higher grades!
Feeling Stressed? Help is on the Way!
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you often feel like you can’t handle all the pressure between college, home, and work? This workshop will discuss how to manage your daily stress in life. Students will practice stress reduction activities and will leave with additional quick stress management techniques. Presented by Counseling and Psychological Services.
Preparing for Final Exams
This workshop will help you be more prepared for you final exams. Among the topics included are assessing your semester, test-taking strategies and planning your study time
Effective Test-Taking Strategies
This workshop will provide tips, tools and techniques that will help students develop effective test-taking skills, and supply strategies for successfully answering true/false, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, or essay-type questions
This workshop will help you assess how many hours you actually devote to certain tasks (e.g., school, work, family, social activities), and help you develop ways to maximize your time and efforts towards academic success. You will also walk away with some great time management techniques that will help to decrease stress, prevent procrastination and crises, and aid in developing good study habits.