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Student Success Workshop, 10 a.m., CIC 217

Student Success Workshops
Repeated on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 10:55 a.m. in CIC 217
Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. in West 230
Presented by Aphrodite Beidler, counseling services.

Monday, September 23
Tuesday, September 24
Time Management I: Time management is really “self-management.” This workshop is designed to help you understand how the brain processes the concept of time. Find out what your personal “relationship” with time is. Address your weaknesses in the area of “time management”, address needs for improvement and learn how to develop more effective “time management” skills.

Monday, October 7
Tuesday, October 8
Note Taking Strategies: Active listening and effective note taking are crucial skills for academic success. Listen to others’ ways of note taking. Learn what the top strategies for note taking are and adjust them to fit your own style. Improve your in-class experience, enhance understanding of the material, be more organized, and perform better at tests.

Monday, October 14
Tuesday, October 15
Improve Study Habits. Learn the key components to successful study habits. Evaluate your current ones and discuss areas for improvement. Learn new study strategies that will help you study even more effectively.

Monday, October 21
Tuesday, October 22
Time Management II. Learn how to manage yourself so you can “manage your time.” If you missed the first workshop on “time management” you have the opportunity to attend this one. We will discuss the most common ways that we “waste” time, reasons for procrastination and strategies for success!

Monday, October 28
Tuesday, October 29
Communication Skills! Learning about communication styles and practicing how to be an even more effective communicator is essential for any kind of social success. This workshop will teach you how to become more assertive and help you improve your academic, professional and personal relationships.

Monday, November 4
Tuesday, November 5
Time Management III. “Time management” matters if you are to succeed at school. Even if you have attended the previous workshops you may want to refresh your skills. If you did not attend the previous ones this will be your last chance this semester. Lean how to become a skilled manager of your time, help others in the class, and refine your own strategies for better “time management.”

Monday, November 18
Tuesday, November 19
Control Presentation Anxiety! Do you stress out when you have a presentation coming up? Do you feel self-conscious when you are standing in front of others? Are you a shy person? Do you need presentation skills fast? Learn how you can overcome stress, how to build your confidence and then practice, practice, practice!

Monday, December 2
Tuesday, December 3
Overcome Test Anxiety! Do you feel that you study for a test but your mind goes “blank” during testing time? Do you feel excessively worried and unable to focus? Identify your strengths and weaknesses and learn effective ways to manage your anxiety before and during exams.

Questions: Aphrodite Beidler at: 509-372-7153

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 10:00am to 10:55am