Join your Peer Academic Coaches (PACs) for an interactive workshop to learn more about skills for academic success. Workshops are approximately 45 minutes long, and will give you time to ask questions and plan for the academic year. Bring your friends!
Discover Your Learning Style
Learning in college is different than learning in high school. This workshop will help you identify your strengths as a learner and provide some tips to help you be more effective in the classroom and when studying.
September 24, 2013 at 5:00pm - Salisbury Labs 411
October 3, 2013 at 6:00pm – Higgins Labs 218
Graduate high school. Check. Get into college. Check. Now that you are at WPI, what are your new goals? This workshop will provide you with tools to develop SMART goals, and time to create new goals for your first-year of college and beyond.
September 16, 2013 at 6:00pm – Upper Fuller Labs
September 26, 2013 at 5:00pm - Salisbury Labs 411
It is Time to Manage Your Time
Classes, homework, friends, family, work, exercising, social obligations! How do you manage all of your commitments throughout the week? In this workshop your Peer Academic Coaches will help you prioritize, create a schedule, and plan for success at WPI.
September 19, 2013 at 5:00pm – Salisbury Labs 411
September 30, 2013 at 6:00pm - Salisbury Labs 411
The Ins and Outs of WPI
What is Blackboard? How do I book a Tech Suite? This presentation will welcome you to WPI and provide you with several tips to help you successfully navigate the campus and curriculum. You will hear from your Peer Academic Coaches about working in groups, talking to faculty, and balancing your social and academic lives.
September 12, 2013 at 5:00pm – Salisbury Labs 411
September 23, 2013 at 5:00pm – Higgins Labs 218
Test Taking and Preparation
Are you feeling anxious for your first test at WPI? Or maybe you have taken a test and was hoping to feel more prepared. In this workshop you will hear from your Peer Academic Coaches about their test taking techniques in college. They will share note taking tips, study techniques, and things they do to prepare for tests and reduce test taking anxiety.
September 9, 2013 at 6:00pm – Lower Fuller Labs
September 18, 2013 at 5:00pm - Salisbury Labs 411
October 8, 2013 at 6:00 pm - Salisbury Labs 411