All workshops are held in Magnolia Hall, Room 139
New to campus? Or simply unware of the wonderful resources we have to offer here for you? Look no farther! This workshop aims to inform and expose students to the numerous campus resources available for your scholastic success.
Helps students individually assess how many hours they devote to certain tasks (e.g., school, work, family, social activities), and helps them develop ways to maximize their time, minimize procrastination, and increase efforts towards academic success. Students participate in a simulation and discuss time management efforts with the group.
Midterms approaching swiftly? Feeling some stress around your current grades? Wondering how best to study? This workshop will help you be more prepared for your midterm exams. Among the topics included are assessing your midpoint semester, test-taking strategies and strategically planning your study time.
Introduces reading techniques that 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. Students participate in a simulation and discuss textbook analysis with the group.
Students are introduced to the study cycle: a specific technique/approach to studying used to increase both retention and depth of knowledge. This workshop aims to spread out the time you spend studying which can be both resourceful and effective. This way, when test time comes, late night cram sessions can be avoided!
What a student successfully accomplishes before class, during class, and after class has a great deal to do with how much time they will spend studying the night before a test. How well you take notes will save you from the problems caused by last night cramming. This workshop introduces students to several styles of the most effective notetaking methods.
Practices the art of avoiding procrastination, identifying short- and long-term goals, and crafting action plans to reach them. Students will learn techniques to get “unstuck,” fend off writer’s block and get started studying. Will also identify and clarify goals 1, 5, and 10 years after college and discuss the path to reaching them.
Demonstrates a multitude of methods students can use to actively dissect and process notes from the classroom to the textbooks. Also covers the best study habits to develop for a successful academic career.
Provides tips, tools and techniques that help students develop effective test-taking skills, enhance memory skills and supply strategies for successfully answering true/false, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, or essay-type questions.
Are you unprepared for finals? Feeling some stress around your final exams? Wondering how best to study? This workshop will help you be more prepared for your final exams. Among the topics included are assessing your semester, test-taking strategies and strategically planning your study time.