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Our workshops cover time management, academic skills, and goal setting topics. All workshops are 50 minutes. No sign-up/RSVP is required to attend. Get bi-weekly reminders about upcoming workshops by joining our listserv, or spot our day-of workshop reminders by following our Instagram stories.
- Workshop Titles and Descriptions
Communicating with Professors: What are best practices for communicating and building relationships with professors? We will discuss e-mail, office hours, and mentorship.
Designing a Quarter Calendar: Take control of the quarter system! By identifying project-level assignments and exams early you will learn how to better manage your workload.
Designing a Weekly Schedule: Learn about time management strategies through designing a weekly calendar or making improvements to an existing schedule. Feel good about your 24 hours, 7 days a week!
Designing and Delivering Presentations: Presentation skills are useful in and outside the classroom. Come learn techniques for creating an effective presentation, as well as best practices for public speaking.
Focus and Concentration: Explore ways to increase focus and concentration, including strategies to help you stay on task. You will have a chance to reflect on your common distractions and problem solve.
Goal Setting: Practice using the SMART goal framework to design a goal. We will also explore the power that positive emotion holds in helping us take action toward and achieve our goals.
Maximizing Lecture: Let’s analyze the role of lecture—expectations, challenges, and opportunities—in our learning. We will discuss strategies to use prior to, during, and after lecture.
Reading at the Research University: Read to remember! Explore active techniques for engagement and efficiency. We will practice concept mapping as a way to capture and organize the information we read.
Strategies for Test Taking: How can I become a better test taker? Join us to discuss strategies for maximizing your test grade, including managing test-induced anxiety.
Study Smarter, Not Harder: How do you know what you know? How do you prepare for exams? Let’s discuss strategies that can help make study sessions more effective and efficient.
Task Management: Having trouble juggling competing responsibilities and tasks? Let’s discuss how to strike a better balance through prioritization and to-do lists.
Thrive Versus Survive: Let’s examine our behaviors and habits to design action plans to strengthen our study system. What’s working, what could be working better?