In-person workshops available
Tomson Hall 314
Session 1: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Session 2: 3:30 – 4:00 pm
February 16 — Mapping out your semester
March 02 — Procrastination
March 23 — Creating a 4 year plan
April 13 — Conflict Resolution in a group setting
April 27 — Learning in Harmony with your brain
May 4 — Countdown to finals
May 11 — Overcoming test anxiety
Other pre-recorded workshops
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In-person workshops available @ Tomson Hall 314 | 11:30 am – 12:00 pm – 3:30 – 4:00 pm
Advising Strategies: Tools and Tips for Registration and 4 Year Planning
Watch this presentation to learn more about preparation for registration and tips, and how to start your 4 year plan.
Using Google To Organize Your Life
Click through this presentation to learn about using Google Keep for notes/reminders, getting started with Google Calendar, organizing your documents in your Google Drive, and cleaning up and keeping your inbox organized.
Helpful Academic Resources for St. Olaf Students
This is a self-paced module meant to provide you with some helpful resources (campus and web-based). The presentation will provide resources for time management, studying, organization, writing, research, and self-care.
Making Friends in Classroom
Want to make connections with your classmates, but just don’t know how to start? In this recorded workshop Steve Romenesko, SSSD Advisor, talks about the different types of friendships, how to start a conversation with someone in class, and develop a budding friendship on campus.
Improving your College Reading Techniques
Yes, you already know how to read! This workshop is meant to help you retain information more efficiently and effectively as you read college level texts. Through this recorded session, Tara Hupton, Assistant Director of Student Success, will explain five different college reading strategies proven to help maintain focus while and maximizing retention.
Taking and Using Effective Notes
Have you ever found yourself wishing you could take better or more effective notes? Why are effective note taking skills important? Better notes will help you remember concepts, develop meaningful learning skills, and gain a better understanding of a topic. Whether you are sitting in a lecture hall or watching a lecture online, effective note taking can even lead to less stress when test time comes around! Watch Nekeidra Morrison, Advisor, Academic Coach and Student Success Advisor, provide concrete examples of how to improve your note-taking skills in this recorded workshop.
Learning and Study Strategies in Science
Get advice from one of our CAAS’s Lead Science Tutors, Maria Landherr on how to succeed in science classes. In this workshop, Maria provides tips on how to best study and learn in your science courses through sharing some best practices for studying and learning with science-specific examples. Don’t miss the end where Maria shares resources for support and online science apps/websites to help you deepen your understanding of science content.
I’ve Failed a Test…Now What?
Maybe you felt confident walking into the testing room. Maybe you forgot to study or simply don’t understand the material. In this recorded workshop Nekeidra Morrison, Advisor Academic Coach and Student Success Advisor, will cover ways to recover after a poor test or assignment.