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Get Ready for Success Workshops

Get Ready for Success is a series of free academic workshops designed to help students perform to their maximum potential.  This Winter’s workshops will be offered Tuesday, February 24, and Wednesday, February 25,

9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Michigan Rooms, first floor UCEN.  Sponsored by The Student Success Center and provided in cooperation with members of the Chemistry and Education departments, as well as Counseling, Accessibility, and Psychological Services (CAPS), these workshops are highly valued by students.  Each workshop runs 50 minutes and light refreshments are served throughout the day. 

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Improve Your Reading Comprehension

Get Ready for Success workshop - Improve Your Reading Comprehension

Am I supposed to know all the information in my text book? Is there a more effective way to read a text or assigned reading? Learn the trick and tips that make text reading less of a fight while increasing comprehension and reducing reading fatigue. 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
or
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

Get Ready for Success workshop - How do I Know What to Study?

How do I know what to study?

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

Get Ready for Success workshop - Majors & Careers: How to Decide

Majors & Careers: How to Decide

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

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Get Ready for Success workshop - Dealing with Math Anxiety

Math anxiety can result from several reasons, two of which are: the “mile wide, inch deep” mathematics curriculum in this country is often taught as a mysterious, memorized, rule-based subject that does not make sense to many people and individuals may have been bullied, embarrassed, or deeply frustrated at some point while trying to learn the subject. We will address these two common causes of math anxiety and discuss ways in which individuals can learn to deal their math anxiety. 

ONE DAY ONLY!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

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Get Ready for Success workshop - Note Taking Secrets that Work!

How much should you write down during a class? How do you write and listen at the same time? Is there a more effective way to organize notes? These questions and more will be answered in our noteworthy, note taking workshop. 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
or
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

Get Ready for Success workshop - Staying Health

Learn how to effectively identify your stress symptoms, understand your vulnerability to stress, and how to handle it using easy-to learn techniques. Learn how social, intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and occupational wellness combine to give us a well-rounded, happier life. 

ONE DAY ONLY!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

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Get Ready for Success workshop - Stress Management

Learn how to effectively identify your stress symptoms, understand your vulnerability to stress, and how to handle it using easy-to learn techniques. Learn how social, intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and occupational wellness combine to give us a well-rounded, happier life. 

ONE DAY ONLY!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

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Get Ready for Success workshop - Studying for the Sciences

Studying science isn’t necessarily like studying for other subjects, but this workshop can help! Learn what to focus on and what strategies to use to be successful in science. 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
or
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

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Get Ready for Success - Managing Test Anxiety

Do you dread the thought of taking tests? Learn how it is possible to reduce your anxiety and improve test performance. 

ONE DAY ONLY!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor

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Get Ready for Success workshop - Effective Time Management

If time is money are you in the Red or are you in the Black? This session will help you assess the way you spend your time and show how you can makes adjustments to get the greatest return on your investment.

Did you know that studies show 70% of college students procrastinate on academics once in a while, and 50% procrastinate at least half of the time, or more? Don’t wait until the last minute to do your assignment or write that paper! Learn now how to avoid procrastination. 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
or
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

UCEN Michigan Rooms - 1st floor