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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. 

Top 10 study Tips to Study Smarter Not Harder

Come to this workshop to learn how to maximize your study time and improve your grades. This 1 hr will save you a great deal of time and heartache! Attendees will be treated to snacks and a free day planner. Location:  SMASH 101E . Click on date below to RSVP. 

Monday 1/9/2017 at 12:00PM
Tuesday 1/10/2017 at 12:00PM
Wednesday 1/11/2017 at 12:00PM
Thursday 1/12/2017 at 12:00PM

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.

Location:  SMASH 101E  

Tues 01/17/2017 03:00PM
Tues 01/31/2017 12:00PM
Thurs 02/16/2017 03:00PM
Tues 02/28/2017 12:00PM
Tues 03/14/2017 03:00PM
Wed 04/05/2017 10:30AM

– 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.

Location:  SMASH 101E   

Thurs 01/19/2017 10:30AM
Wed 01/25/2017 12:00PM
Wed 03/01/2017 10:30AM
Wed 03/08/2017 03:00PM
Thurs 04/06/2017 03:00PM


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.

Location:  SMASH 101E

Tues 01/24/2017 10:30AM
Wed 02/22/2017 12:00PM
Tues 03/07/2017 12:00PM
Tues 03/28/2017 10:30AM
Tues 04/11/2017 12:00PM

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.

Location:  SMASH 101E

Thurs 02/23/2017 10:30AM
Wed 03/29/2017 12:00PM
Thurs 03/16/2017 10:30PM
Wed 04/12/2017 03:00PM

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.

Location:  SMASH 101E  

Tues 02/07/2017 03:00PM
Wed 02/15/2017 03:00PM
Thurs 04/20/2017 10:30AM
Wed 04/26/2017 12:00PM

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.

Location:  SMASH 101E   

Wed 02/01/2017 10:30AM
Thurs 02/09/2017 12:00PM
Tues 04/18/2017 03:00PM
Tues 04/25/2017 10:30AM

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

Our Workshops are Online

Access fully online, interactive workshops at this page

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**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