The Academic Success Center (ASC) will begin accepting applications for tutors starting Wednesday September 4, 2019. If you are interested in applying for a tutor plan to attend a 15 minute information session. Only one session per year is required. You may also make an individual appointment by stopping by the ASC. Information sessions to […]
Exams are looming! Projects are impending! Are you struggling to get motivated? Watch this video created by students from Indiana University Bloomington for some inspiration and encouragement! (It’s only 3 minutes so the ASC gives you permission to pause your studies to watch it!) Beat Procrastination! Eat that Frog!
Proven Methods for Improved Final Exam Preparation and Focus Based on a 2013 article by Shaniese Alston, Office of New Media of the State University of New York Say NO to cramming: Study in 20-50 minute increments and give yourself 5-10 minutes in between. By distributing learning over time versus cramming, you will typically gain […]
Friday, April 12 is the last day to submit an application to for an ASC tutor. All applications must be received by 5:00 pm in the ASC office or on-line request form. If you have had a tutor last semester you must fill out a “returning tutee form” application first (please complete this by Thursday […]
The Academic Success Center is offering a workshop on De-Cramming for Exams! Please join us on Tuesday, April 2, from 5:30- 6:30 pm in Maas Conference. We will have tips, tools and munchies that will help you coast confidently into the final weeks of the semester! Feel free to bring your dinner!
The Academic Success Center (ASC) will continue to take requests to get a tutor until April 12. Please see the ASC website for how to apply and typical courses tutored. If you had a tutor last semester you will only need to fill out an on-line request and an application will be emailed to you! […]
The ASC is taking recommendations from professors for tutors in their disciplines. If interested in becoming a tutor for the ASC, please contact a professor and have them send a recommendation to the firstname.lastname@example.org. Recommendations will be gathered through next week (3/22) and information meetings will be presented following Spring Break. The ASC usually hires […]
Midterm grades come out this week. Didn’t do as well as you’d like? Want to improve your grade? Just want to have a group to review and learn with? Get an ASC Tutor! We will be hosting information sessions to get a tutor through next week, March 7. Meetings are Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:00 […]
Review & Reflect Regularly- What’s working? What’s not? Make a plan to adjust. Don’t wait until you are doing poorly to seek out help- seek out resources before it’s too late to turn things around! Many FREE resources are available to you: Your professors and academic advisor Your RA and/or RD Academic Success Center Tutoring […]
1. Divide up your time. • Spend Time Studying for the Exams that Carry the Most Weight. • Focus Your Time on Difficult Classes – spend the majority of your time on the classes where your grade is borderline. 2. Stay alert. • Get a good night’s SLEEP! Your brain can’t function properly without 7-8 hours […]