Student Resources

No matter what time of day or night you need help, the CLAS is available when you need it. Explore our resources below to see the assistance we can offer.

Academic Skills Workshops

Whether you are transitioning to college, brushing up on your skills after a long summer break, or just want to increase your academic success, our Academic Skills Workshops will help you. Learn to conquer test anxiety and procrastination, cite sources properly, use notes effectively, strengthen your communication skills and so much more. Find schedules as FAQs here.

The CLAS YouTube Channel

Check out our YouTube channel for short segments taken straight from our academic skills workshops. Topics include public speaking tips, time management strategies, note-taking methods, and more! Watch the videos here.

Downloadable Materials

There are also handouts and quick tips for each academic skills workshops topic that you can download and use on your own.

Time Management

Quick Tips
Monthly Calendar [PDF]
Weekly Schedule [PDF]

Study Skills

Effective Study Strategies

Note-taking

Quick Tips
Sample Cornell Method [PDF] 

English Language Workshops

Led by professional CLAS English Language Tutors, these weekly workshops are an opportunity for you to develop your proficiency in English in a casual small-group environment. No sign-up or appointment is necessary for English Language Workshops—just attend when you can. View the current schedule of English Language Workshops. For more information please contact Jamie Bondar.

Schedule an Appointment with a Tutor

Sign up with a tutor by calling our front desk at 617.573.8034, visiting our office on the 9th floor of 73 Tremont, or scheduling online using your Navigate account.

Learn more about making an appointment.

Quick Tips

Writing Help

Having trouble finding time to meet with one of our writing tutors? Check out this collection of online writing resources.

Tests & Exams

Learn ways to study, physically prepare, and take the exam. Find handouts you can print and review to best prepare yourself.

Taking Notes

See five methods for taking notes in class and while doing readings, along with five styles for each learning type with examples of each style. Pros and cons given for each style with recommendations for when to use that style.

Study Smarter Kit

Here are some handpicked best practices by CLAS academic coaches, including most frequent tips for students who want to improve their GPA. Also short articles on a variety of tricks to make students more productive.