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Workshops

The Student Success team tackles the common challenges students face in real time with workshops strategically scheduled throughout the semester. We cover topics such as such as work-life balance, exam prep, attention management, motivation/procrastination, studying strategies/learning styles/note taking, team work, finals prep, resilience and growth mindset, the study cycle, and more. When attending a Success workshops, students can expect to engage with other Tulane students, discover best practices, and learn to apply their individual learning styles.

2020-2021 Schedule

Add these to your Outlook Calendar or click the Zoom link connected to the event you're specifically interested in to access!

August

Planner Jam

Monday, August 31 1-1:30 p.m. CST via Zoom

Want to start off your fall semester organized? Come plan with fellow Tulane students at the Success Planner Jam Webinar. Success Coach Tara Lang will be available to support you in your syllabi questions, share tips and tricks to plan and stay on top of your semester. Have ready your syllabi, computer, planner, and anything else you might need to get organized. Why would you plan in a group? The support of others is a great way to hold yourself accountable, it builds community (you might meet someone new!) and hopefully it makes the process more fun.  We hope to see you there!

September

Rethinking Time Management

Tuesday, September 1st 4-4:30 p.m. CST via Zoom

What are you paying attention to? In this workshop, Success Coach Logan Chapman will discuss strategies for focusing our attention, spending our time intentionally, and how to increase overall productivity.

Communications Management 

RESCHEDULED: Tuesday, September 22th 4-4:30 p.m. CST via Zoom

Are your emails piling up? Learn how to manage your inbox with Success Coach Sam Regner. She'll share simple, easy-to-learn strategy that can be applied to emails, texts and other forms of communication.

Self-care

Wednesday September 23 1-1:30 p.m. CST via Zoom
With fewer breaks and new stressors, self-care is more important this semester than ever. Join Success Coach Tanya Mandishona as she explore various types of self-care and ways to hold yourself accountable... even during exams!

October

Test-taking Skills

Tuesday, October 6 at 4-4:30 p.m. CST via Zoom

Learn skills to reduce anxiety and improve test taking skills with the help of Success Coach Sara Kent. We will focus on test anxiety reduction techniques, the study cycle, how to prioritize your time, and discuss strategies for test taking.

Motivation

Monday, October 19 at 1-1:30 p.m. CST via Zoom
Has procrastination gotten the better of you a time or two? Have you struggled to find the motivation to complete certain assignments? You are far from being the only one! In this workshop Success Coach Tara Lang will explore strategies for increasing motivation and how that translates into your academic success.

November

Finals Prep Series Part One: Finals Prep Tips

RESCHEDULED. Now happening on Tuesday, November 10th at 4-4:30 p.m. CST via Zoom

This session will provide helpful tips to plan and prepare students for success during final exams, including study sessions, how to test your technology, and setting yourself up for success.

Finals Prep Series Part Two: Focused Study Session

Thursday, November 12 at 3:30-4 p.m. CST via Zoom

The focused study session will help you study smarter. Build in breaks, rewards, and knowledge checks to deepen your recall and learning.

January

TBD

March

TBD

April

TBD