The ASC has been assigning a lot of tutors! Some courses are getting close to filling and wait lists will have to be started. If you are considering applying for a tutor we encourage you to do so soon! You can work with a tutor once or the entire semester! The best way to determine […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
5-STEP FINAL EXAM WEEK PREPARATION – Part I Ask Questions! Don’t be afraid to speak up in class. There’s a good chance that at least one other person doesn’t get it, either. Use your prof’s office hours or schedule an appointment. Make a list of your questions and bring it with you. Record the answers […]
Persevere. College can present challenges but facing them will prepare you for challenges in your future career and life. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” -Thomas Edison “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’ ” -Audrey Hepburn
The last date that the ASC will accept applications for a tutor is Monday, November 19. If you would like to be matched with a tutor (for most 100 & 200 level courses) please stop by the ASC (261 VanZoeren Hall) by 5:00pm Monday, November 19. A printable application and further information can be found […]