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Consultations & Workshops


Academic skill consultations are a great way for students to meet with an Educational Specialist one-on-one to discuss an academic skill they want to refine. These can include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Time Management
  • Note-Taking
  • Goal-Setting
  • Overcoming Challenges & Setbacks
  • Effectively Utilizing Study Groups
  • Improving Reading Strategies
  • Communicating with Professors
  • Succeeding with Tests

Please refer to the details below for information about how to sign up for a one-on-one academic skill consultation. Note: When scheduling your appointment, please include specifics about the skill(s) you wish to discuss in the comment section.

Academic Skills Workshop Series

We are pleased to offer workshop opportunities to enhance your academic skill set and achieve your goals. These workshops highlight solutions to common challenges such as test-taking skills, note-taking methods, strategies for reading comprehension, developing goals and a mindset for success, and time management. (Our printer-friendly version is linked here.)

Note: You must be logged in to your Georgia Southern email account to access the Zoom meeting link.

DateStart TimeTopicLocation
Thursday, January 18, 20245:30 p.m.Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals for SuccessVirtual: Zoom Link
Wednesday, January 24, 20242:00 p.m.Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals for SuccessStudent Success Complex, 1044 (Armstrong Campus)
Tuesday, January 30, 20244:00 p.m.Take Control of Your TimeVirtual: Zoom Link
Tuesday, January 30, 20241:00 p.m.Strategic Note-Taking: The Cornell MethodHenderson Library, 1302 (Statesboro Campus)
Wednesday, January 31, 20242:00 p.m.Take Control of Your TimeStudent Success Complex, 1044 (Armstrong Campus)
Thursday, February 1, 20241:30 p.m.Reading to Comprehend: The Efficient ReaderHenderson Library, 1302 (Statesboro Campus)
Thursday, February 1, 20243:30pmCreating a Weekly Schedule Using Google CalendarVirtual: Zoom Link
Tuesday, February 6, 20241:30 p.m.What’s Your Learning Style?Henderson Library, 1302 (Statesboro Campus)
Tuesday, February 6, 20243:00 p.m.Reading to Comprehend: The Efficient ReaderVirtual: Zoom Link
Monday, February 12, 20241:00 p.m.Study Strategies for Anatomy and PhysiologyVirtual: Zoom Link
Tuesday, February 13, 20244:00 p.m.Creating a Weekly Schedule Using Google CalendarStudent Success Complex, 1044 (Armstrong Campus)
Thursday, February 15, 20242:00 p.m.Improving Mindset: Motivation MattersVirtual: Zoom Link
Monday, February 19, 202412:00 p.m.Fun with FolioVirtual: Zoom Link
Tuesday, February 20, 20242:00 p.m.Study Strategies for MathematicsStudent Success Complex, 1044 (Armstrong Campus)
Tuesday, February 20, 20241:30 p.m.Strategic Note-Taking: The Cornell MethodVirtual: Zoom Link
Wednesday, February 21, 202411:00 a.m.What’s Your Learning Style?Student Success Complex, 1044 (Armstrong Campus)
Tuesday, February 27, 20242:00 p.m.Study Strategies for BiologyVirtual: Zoom Link
Monday, March 18, 20244:00 p.m.Communicating with Instructors  Virtual: Zoom Link
Tuesday, March 19, 202410:00 a.m.Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals for SuccessLiberty Center, 108 (Liberty Campus)
Tuesday, March 19, 20242:00 p.m.Take Control of Your TimeLiberty Center, 108 (Liberty Campus)
Wednesday, March 20, 20242:00 p.m.Citations & Formatting with Library ServicesVirtual: Zoom Link
Tuesday, March 26, 20241:30 p.m.Take Control of Your TimeHenderson Library, 1302 (Statesboro Campus)
Thursday, March 28, 20243:00 p.m.Researching with Library ServicesVirtual: Zoom Link
Wednesday, April 3, 20242:00 p.m.Study Strategies for MathematicsVirtual: Zoom Link
Wednesday, April 10, 20241:00 p.m.Take Control of Your Time    Virtual: Zoom Link
Monday, April 15, 20244:00 p.m.Conquering Your FinalsHenderson Library, 1302 (Statesboro Campus)
Tuesday, April 16, 20245:30 p.mConquering Your FinalsVirtual: Zoom Link
Thursday, April 18, 20243:00 p.m.Managing Stress & Test AnxietyVirtual: Zoom Link
Wednesday, April 24, 20242:00 p.m.Conquering Your FinalsStudent Success Complex, 1044 (Armstrong Campus)

Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals for Success

Identifying what is most important, coming up with a strategy to accomplish, and ultimately staying motivated can be a challenge. In this workshop, students will be able to identify what is important, and create SMART goals to succeed for the semester.

Strategic Note-Taking

Examining the benefits, variations, and relevant applications of the Cornell Method. Students will learn how to utilize the Cornell Method to prepare for multiple assignment types and exams. Join us to add another skill that you can use to achieve success.

Communicating with Professors

Students will be able to identify efficient ways to communicate with instructors and staff in an academic setting. They will also practice creating a professional email by applying written communication strategies learned in this workshop.

What’s Your Learning Style?

Students will complete a learning styles assessment. They will be able to identify their learning style and discover their strengths and weaknesses based on style. They will learn strategies to help improve their reading, studying, and note-taking skills based on their learning style. Please feel free to bring your lunch and an electronic device to follow along (laptop, phone, or tablet). A snack will be provided.

Conquering Your Finals

Students will learn how to create a study schedule for finals. With these skills, the student should be able to be more prepared and relaxed when it comes to preparing for any of their tests or exams.

Creating a Weekly Study Schedule using Google Calendar

Students will need access to their Google Calendar. Students will learn how to schedule meetings, events, and/or tasks. They will also learn how to set reminders to sync to their devices. Please feel free to bring an electronic device to follow along (laptop, phone, or tablet).

Reading to Comprehend

Students will learn how to use active reading strategies to improve comprehension and be more efficient readers. Students can leverage these techniques to improve concentration, better prepare for class, increase their understanding of course material, study more effectively, and create study tools for exams.

Improving Mindset: Motivation Matters

Students will learn about growth and fixed mindset. They will complete a self-reflection activity and discover ways that they can improve their motivation inside the classroom.

Take Control of Your Time

Students explore the reasons why they procrastinate and identify ways that they can accomplish more. They will learn strategies on how to organize their time by using a form of time management system and the best ways to prioritize their time.

Study Skills

Students will learn subject-specific study skills and practical strategies for sustained success in the classroom.

Last updated: 5/23/2022