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
Academic workshops are open to all Suffolk undergraduate students. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Workshops take place every Tuesday and Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. in the BLC. We also present in classrooms and residence halls.February
5—Smart Study Skills
6—Schedule Shape-Up Clinic
12—Don’t Cram For That Exam
13—Start A Study Group
19—The Dos and Don’ts of PowerPoint
20—Conquer Plagiarism & Cite Your Sources
26—Communications & Misunderstandings
27—Want As? Get Zs
5—Doodle or Don’t
6—Navigating the Excel Spreadsheet
20—Don’t Cram For That Exam
27—Smart Study Skills
2—The Dos and Don’ts of PowerPoint
3—Time Management 101
10—Smart Study Skills
16—Don’t Cram For That Exam
17—Conquer Plagiarism & Cite Your Sources
23—Want As? Get Zs
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 BLC 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