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Study Skills Workshops

Free Study Skills Workshops for Boise State Students

Students are seated at a Time Management workshop.

  • AASC’s study skills workshops are free, 60-minute sessions.
  • You will learn new strategies that will enhance your academic experience and success.
  • Click on workshop title below to RSVP or just drop-in.
  • Academic coaching is also available to for more intensive, one-on-one help with your study skills and habits.

Top 10 Study Skills

Your time is precious, learn how to study smarter, not harder. Get tips to increase your focus, improve your time management, and maximize your ability to learn and remember course materials. FREE to all attendees — your choice of a Bronco Day Planner or Becoming a Learner book (UF 100).

Click on a date below to RSVP to an in-person Top 10 Study Skills Workshop:

 

Time Management

Managing your time is a critical skill for academic success. Come to this 60-minute workshop to make a study schedule, learn about principles for efficient and effective studying, and explore tools for avoiding procrastination and cramming.

 

Note-Taking

Most students will find that note-taking is an essential part of their classes. This 60-minute workshop will provide strategies on how to quickly and efficiently take notes in class, four different note-taking systems, tips on how notes can be changed for different classes or professors, and an opportunity to practice new note-taking skills and systems.

 

Reading a College Textbook

This 60-minute workshop focuses on a very important aspect of being successful in college: reading a textbook. Students will learn strategies to save time and energy while reading, active reading techniques, and have time to practice new reading skills and strategies. Interested students are encouraged to bring one of their textbooks.

 

Mobile Study Tools

Use your smartphone for good and not evil! In this 60-minute workshop, you’ll learn about apps to manage time, tasks, notecards, documents and so much more.

 

Test Success

Every student will need to take examinations throughout their academic career. Participants in this 60-minute workshop will learn about strategies for test preparation, test-taking tips, and how to approach specific types of test questions. Students will walk away with a step-by-step study plan for upcoming tests.

 

Test Anxiety

Many students struggle with test anxiety and aren’t sure how to handle it. Students in this 60-minute workshop will learn psychological and physiological causes of test anxiety, study tips, and test preparation. This workshops aims to reduce anxiety by helping students feel more prepared, and also learn different relaxation techniques to help prevent and handle test anxiety.

 

Student Success Online Training Modules

Boise State students have access to a series of free, interactive modules designed to explore several aspects of being a successful student. To access the modules, you will need to go to the Boise State StudentLingo page. The first time you visit the StudentLingo site, you will need to create an account using your Boise State email address. Available modules include:

  • What It Takes To Be A Successful Student
  • Learning Strategies Every Student Should Know
  • Developing Critical Thinking Skills
  • Handling Failure In and Out of the Classroom
  • Exam Preparation Tips and Test-Taking Strategies
  • Study Tips and Note-Taking Strategies
  • Time Management: Strategies for Success
  • Reading Comprehension Strategies

  • How to Reduce Test Anxiety
  • How To Develop Your Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Improving Student-Faculty Relationships
  • Online Courses: Staying Motivated and Disciplined
  • Emotional Intelligence: The Other Key to Academic Success
  • The Difference Between High School and College
  • How To Succeed In Math


Invite Us

Student organizations, faculty and staff members:
If you would like a workshop to come to you and your students, please submit a request or email academic@boisestate.edu.


Study Skills Workshop Calendar