Want to become an even better student? Our experienced team knows how to help you reach your full potential and bypass the roadblocks that can threaten to slow your college success. Let us strategize with you to help you conquer test anxiety and procrastination, cite sources properly, use notes effectively, set goals and so much more. We provide interactive presentations which incorporate videos, games, and group discussion.
Our workshops are for you if:
- You are transitioning to college
- You want to brush up on your skills after a long summer break
- You want to increase your academic success
- You want to practice skills you can apply to your college career and beyond
Please check out our Spring 2014 schedule [PDF].
Academic workshops are open to all Suffolk undergraduate students. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All in-house monthly academic skills workshops will be held in CLAS, 73 Tremont, Library, 2nd Level unless indicated otherwise. Writing and ESL workshops will be held weekly in the Developmental English and Math Programs office ,with the exception of the Writing Skills workshop which is held in CLAS, on the 5th floor of 73 Tremont. Workshops will run from January 20th to April 23rd.
Additionally, some professors may request that the workshop team come to their classes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I attend an academic workshop?
Workshops are designed to help you improve or learn new skills to increase your academic success.
Who are the workshop facilitators?
Workshop facilitators are students just like you. Many of our facilitators have been recommended by faculty for this role and all of them have sought a role at the CLAS because they enjoy helping others and collaborating with their peers.
Seriously, does anyone really attend academic workshops?
Yes, they do! 435 students benefited from an academic workshop during the 2011-2012 academic year.
But how do I know if this will help me?
You won't know the answer to this question until you give it a try! Remember that academic workshops are focused on helping good students get better. If you are committed to improving your GPA by attending an academic workshop, you are well on the way to academic success.
Becoming a Workshop Facilitator
Serving as a workshop facilitator is a great way to gain marketable skills, build your resume and give back to the Suffolk community. Contact Courtney Pentecost at email@example.com for more details.