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Skill Building Workshops

workshop buttons with names_all together_for websiteThese workshops are a FREE service to all Boise State students! During each 60 minute workshop you will learn new strategies that will enhance your academic experience and give you the tools you need to succeed. Click on workshop title below to RSVP or just drop-in. Calendar view of workshops available at this link. 

Time Management

Time Management: Managing your time is a critical skill for academic success. Come to this workshop to make a study schedule, learn about principles for efficient and effective studying, and explore tools for avoiding procrastination and cramming. Workshop takes 60 minutes to complete.

Tues 9/6 at 10:30PM in TBD
Wed 9/14 at 10:30PM
Tues 10/4 at 3:00PM
Thurs 10/6 at 12:00PM
Tues 10/25 at 10:30 AM
Tues 11/1 at 12pm PM
Tues 11/15 at 12 PM

– Individual coaching is available for summer or you can complete the  interactive online Time Management workshop at this link


Note Taking

Note-Taking in College Level Courses: Most students will find that note-taking is an essential part of their classes. This workshop will provide strategies on how to quickly and efficiently take notes in class, 4 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. Workshop takes 60 minutes to complete.

Wed 9/7 10:30 AM
Thurs 9/8 12 PM
Wed 10/19 at 3PM
Thurs 11/3 at 12 PM
Thurs 11/10 at 12 PM
Wed 11/16 at 10:30 AM

online Note Taking workshop is available at this link
– please check out our notetaking resources at this link


Reading a College Textbook

Reading a College Level Textbook: This 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. Workshop takes 60 minutes to complete.

Tues 9/13 at 10:30 AM
Thurs 9/15 at 12 PM
Tues 10/11 at 10:30AM
Tues 10/18 at 10:30 AM
Thurs 10/27 at 12 PM
Wed 11/2 at 10:30 AM
Wed 11/9 at 10:30 AM
Wed 11/17 at 12:00 PM

online Reading workshop is available at this link
– please check out our test taking resources at this link


Mobile Study Tools

Mobile Study Tools: Use your smart phone for good and not evil! Learn about apps to manage time, tasks, notecards, documents and so much more. Each workshop is 60 minutes long.

Thursday 10/20 at 12PM in TBD
Tuesday 11/8 at 12PM in TBD


Test Success

Test Success: Every student will need to take examinations throughout their academic career. Participants in this 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. Workshop takes 60 minutes to complete.

Tues 9/27 at 10:30 AM
Wed 10/5 at 10:30 AM
Thurs 10/13 at 12:00 PM
Tues 11/29 at 10:30 AM
Wed 11/30 at 3 PM
Tues 12/6 at 10:30 AM
Thurs 12/8 at 12:00 PM

online Test Success workshop is available at this link
– please check out our test taking resources at this link


Test Anxiety

Tackling Test Anxiety: Many students struggle with test anxiety and aren’t sure how to handle it. Students in this 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. Workshop takes 60 minutes to complete.

Tues 9/20 at 10:30 AM
Thurs 9/22 at 12:00 PM
Wed 9/28 at 10:30 AM
Thurs 9/29 at 12:00 PM
Wed 10/12 at 10:30 AM
Thurs 12/1 at 12:00 PM
Wed 12/7 at 3:00 PM

online Test Anxiety workshop is available at this link
– please check out our testing anxiety resources at this link


Top Study Skills

Top Study Skills: This workshop distills our best study skills collected from our workshops  Emphasized topics will include time management and note taking.  This workshop will be offered during the first two weeks of the semester. Workshop takes 60 minutes to complete.

Mon 8/22 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Bergquist Lounge
Tues 8/23 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Bergquist Lounge
Wed 8/24 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Farnsworth Room
Thurs 8/25 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Trueblood Room
Mon 8/29 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Bergquist Lounge
Tues 8/30 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Trueblood Room
Wed 8/31 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Bergquist Lounge
Thurs 9/1 12:00-1:00 pm in the Student Union Building- Farnsworth Room

Our Workshops are Online

Access fully online, interactive workshops at this page https://aae.boisestate.edu/onlineworkshops.

Invite Us

**student organizations, faculty and staff members**, if you would like a workshop to come to you and your students, please click here to submit a request or email academic@boisestate.edu.