University College Advising Center

Academic Success Series - Spring 2012

How to Be a Successful MTSU Student
Sponsored by: University College & MTSU Walker Library

These one hour workshops are designed for any student who needs help or wants to learn more about the topic area.
We hope these sessions will help spring into a successful semester! 

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How to Get Started at MTSU

January 24th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 272 **
**Note the location change for this week!

This session will cover topics including how to navigate RaiderNet & D2L, understanding the Lottery Scholarship, and helpful tips about GPA and academic standing.

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How to Use Your Time Wisely

January 31st at 4:30pm - Walker Library 248 **
**Note the location change for this week!

Time management is something most students struggle with on a daily basis. This session will cover techniques to help you better manage your time.

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Goals and Values Worksheet
Master Schedule Worksheet


How to Study and Prepare for Tests

February 7th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

This session will cover tips on note taking, how to effectively study your notes as well as tips for navigating different types of tests.

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How to Balance School, Work and Family Life

February 14th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

This session will help students develop skills and find resources that are needed to balance their personal and professional lives. This session will share information for traditional and non-traditional students.


How to Use the MTSU Library

February 21st at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

Come find out what successful MTSU students know about the library and learn how to utilize the various resources available.


How to Give a Winning Presentation

March 13th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

This session will cover tips and tricks that will help students refine their presentation and public speaking skills.

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ALARM Worksheet
Audience Analysis Checklist


How to Use Your Academic Advisor

March 20th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

This session will cover information on how to know who your advisor is, how to get the most out of your time with your advisor and what questions you should ask your advisor.

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How to Set Goals and Stay Motivated

March 27th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

This session will cover information on how to reach your personal and professional goals through exciting motivational techniques. Students will learn how to stay motivated and positive despite the obstacles they may face.

Goals and Values Self Assessment


How to Unwind, Relax, Chill and Still be a Successful Student

April 3rd at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

Being a college student is stressful! Academics, jobs, friends, and family can pull you in many directions, and there never seems to be enough hours in a day to get everything done. This session will cover how stress can impact your academics and your health. Leave with some surefire strategies to help you de-stress your life.

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How to Choose the Right Career for You

April 10th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

Having trouble choosing a major? This session will cover techniques on helping you find the right major and career field that best fits your personality and abilities.

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How to Prepare for Final Exams

April 17th & April 24th at 4:30pm - Walker Library 446

This session will provide a helpful guide to students who are not sure how to study for final exams. NOTE: The same information will be covered in both sessions. Two dates are scheduled to accommodate more students.

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How to Prepare for Final Exams

Have Questions?
Contact the University College Advising Center at (615) 898-2339

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