Skills Clinics from the Success Coaches

The Center for First Year Experience is willing to visit your classroom or event to give a skills clinic (or academic presentation).  Below is a list of presentations being offered by the Success Coaches.  Standard presentations are 30 minutes but can be customized to fit your time frame.  Contact the Center for First  Year Experience if you would like to schedule one of these presentations for your classroom, club, fraternity, hall meeting, or other event.

Caution:  Life Change Ahead
Not sure what to expect about academics in college?  We will highlight some of the key differences between high school and college academic expectations.

Finals Countdown
Need help preparing for finals?  We have the best tips to help students prepare for finals week.

Four Ps of College Success
The three Ps of college success are Planning, Prioritizing, and Participating.  The one P that is many students’ downfall is Procrastination.  In this presentation, we will explain how each of these Ps contribute to student success in college.

Make your Memory Work for You
Working memory is a remarkable thing that needs to be used to the best of a student’s ability.  Presenters will share the best techniques for enhancing your memory.

The Puzzle of Motivation
Finding ways to stay motivated will help students find and maintain success throughout the semester.

Code, Decode, and Recode Your Notes
Note taking is a fundamental skill for college students.  This presentation will give you the best tips and tricks for note taking to make your notebook an awesome resource.

SMART Goals
Goals are imperative to achieving success.  Goals must also be specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic, and time-bound.  Let us help you set and achieve your SMART goals!

How to Earn an A:  Top 10 Study Tips
Never had to study before?  Just need a refresher on what a study session should look like?  Let us give you ideas for making the  most of your study time.

Time Management:  Juggling School and  Life.
Making the most of your time can mean the difference between surviving college and thriving in college.  We can help you set a time schedule that includes going to class, eating, studying, AND getting some much needed rest/relaxation.

What is your learning style?
Do you know what visual, auditory, reading, and kinesthetic aptitudes can do to enhance your study sessions?  We can help you decide where your strengths are and how that can help your study skills.

Help! I Bombed the First Exam!
A technique called an exam wrapper will help students evaluate how they prepared for the exam, what worked, what didn't and how to approach the next one.

Last Updated 9/21/17