Academic Coaching

COVID-19 Service Alert:

The Center for Advising and Academic Support (CAAS) will remain available to students virtually via Google Meet, email and phone throughout the extended spring break and while the college is providing instruction remotely.  

Here are Tips for Student Success in Distant Learning

What is Academic Coaching?

Academic coaching engages students as partners in their learning in order to equip them with knowledge, skills, strategies and mindsets to thrive academically and holistically at St. Olaf.

Academic Coaching is available for all students at no additional charge who wish to receive support in academic skills, such as:

  • Time Management
  • Organizational Skills
  • Learning and/or Study Strategies
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Strategies for Test Anxiety
  • Note Taking Strategies
  • Mindfulness and Other Ways to Help Manage Stress
  • And more!

Other Academic Resources

  • CAAS Workshops Read
  • Tutoring Read
  • SI Leaders and Session Schedule Read
  • Writing Tips - By Subject Read
  • Academic Speaking Support - Resources for Students Read
  • Disability and Access Read

Academic Resources

Video Tutorials 

An online library of over 2,500 courses taught by industry experts.

Great Website for Study Strategies

Want a fresh approach to studying?  Especially helpful are tips on working in study groups, and learning how to learn.

The Learning Scientists

Created by cognitive scientists who study the science of learning, this site offer six scientifically-based study techniques.

Study Spaces at St. Olaf

Check out some great study spots around campus!

Managing Stress

Some amount of stress is good…essential, even. However, too much stress requires some skill in learning to manage it.

Preparing for and Taking Essay Exams

Essay Exams: Love them or hate them? This guide will give you some tips to help you!

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