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.
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.
Thursday, February 1 @ 12pm
Get Your Life: Setting SMART Goals
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.
Saturday, February 3 @11am
Taming the Time Monster
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.
Tuesday, February 6 @ 12pm
The Glass Half-filled: Midterm Prep
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.
Wednesday, February 14 @ 5pm
Coloring,Conversation, & Chocolate: Valentine's Day Edition!
Overwhelmed by the monotone of college life? Wish you could go back to the simplicity of primary school? Join us for our Coloring, Conversation, and Chocolate: Valentine's Day Workshop.
Not just for children, coloring helps over-crowded minds de-stress, generate wellness, and awaken underused areas in the brain that relate to motor skills, creativity, and the senses. Our workshop will help you channel your innner child with delicious chocolate treats, great conversation, and colorful creativity. ***All supplies will be provided, but, you are also welcome to bring your own materials
Saturday, February 17 @ 11am
Monday, February 19 @ 12pm
Tuesday, February 27 @ 5pm
I Went Blank at "1+1": Conquering Math Anxiety
Don’t let him beat you!! Let our academic success experts help you overcome the math monster!! This workshop Introduces students to key concepts and themes involved in overcoming math anxiety in the classroom
Friday, March 16 @ 12pm
Coloring,Conversation, & Chocolate: St. Patrick's Day Edition!
Overwhelmed by the monotone of college life? Wish you could go back to the simplicity of primary school? Join us for our Coloring, Conversation, and Chocolate: St. Patrick's Day Workshop.
Saturday, March 17 @ 11am
It's Not the Latest Best Seller: Textbook Techniques
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.
Wednesday, March 21 @ 1pm
Don't Strain Your Brain: Use the Study Cycle!
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!
Thursday, March 29 @ 6pm
D. All of the Above? Test Taking Strategies
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.
Saturday, March 31 @ 11am
Monday, April 2 @ 5pm
Bring Your A-Game: Making it Through Finals
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.
Tuesday, April 10 @ 12pm
Feeling Stressed? Help is On the Way!
Saturday, April 14 @ 11am
Wednesday, April 18 @ 6pm
No Pain, No Gain: Effective Study Strategies
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.