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Academic Skills

The key to academic success in college is to learn and select new study strategies that are appropriate for each academic task while evaluating your learning process. In optimizing your learning experience, the Office of Academic Services provides academic mentoring and study skills training to students on such strategies through individual meetings and campus workshops. Topics include the following:

  • Time management                                                                    
  • Procrastination
  • Metacognitive learning strategies
  • Critical Reading
  • Note taking
  • Test taking
  • Oral presentation skills
  • The Study Cycle
  • Study tools (flash cards/graphic organizers)
  • Motivation
  • Growth mindset