Student Success Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Preparing for Final Exams – Thursday, April 29, 4:15pm EST

Do you have questions about how to prepare for final exams? Are you overwhelmed thinking about how you will prepare for the different formats of finals? This interactive workshop aims to answer your questions and provide strategies to prepare for finals week.

Timed Exams and Papers – Tuesday, May 4, 4:30pm EST

In partnership with the Writing Center- detailed description coming soon.

Past Workshops

Collaborating with Peers – Tuesday, March 30 (2021)

Do group projects fill you with dread? Do you like doing homework with your peers but never get enough work done? In this workshop, we’ll talk about how to get the most out of formal and informal group work.

Planning for Success – Thursday, February 25 (2021)

It’s never too early to start planning for a successful semester. In this interactive workshop, we will discuss tips and tools for staying organized, keeping track of assignments, and creating a routine that works for you!

Organizing Materials and Preparing for Multiple-Choice Tests – Wednesday, February 24 (2021)

In this workshop we offer tangible strategies for organizing course materials and we pair this discussion with in-test strategies for multiple-choice tests.

Ready & Resilient: Final Exams Edition – Thursday, November 5 (2020)

This challenging semester calls for a unique approach to planning and preparing for final exams. Join us as our Learning Assistance tutors share strategies to help you prepare and feel Ready and Resilient for final exams.

Pencils Down: Preparing to Excel on Timed Exams – Tuesday, September 22 (2020)

Join staff from the Writing Center and Learning Assistance as we discuss tips for how to study and prepare for timed exams or writing assignments. You’ll leave with concrete strategies to help you excel!

No Time Left Behind: Improving Time Management – Thursday, August 27 (2020)

Join staff from the Writing Center and Learning Assistance as we discuss tips for how to juggle multiple course assignments and deadlines. You’ll leave with concrete strategies for managing your time!

Tips for Transfers (intended for new transfer students)-Tuesday, August 18 (2020)

Join staff from Learning Assistance and Academic Advising as we welcome transfer students and offer strategies for getting off to a strong start here at Elon.

Start Fresh After Midterms-Thursday, October 24 (2019)

Whether you’re hoping to get back on track after midterms or striving to maintain your semester-long goals, this interactive workshop will offer strategies for finishing the semester on a strong note.

Accelerate Success-Thursday, September 26 (2019)

Playing it safe?  Trouble rebounding from difficulty?  With Accelerate Success, learn to think through risks, improve resiliency and realize how adaptable you can be!  This workshop is designed for students taking science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) courses, but all students stand to benefit from attending.

Studying Smarter, Not Harder-Tuesday, February 19 (2019)

Spending all your time studying? Not seeing the results you’d like? This interactive workshop will provide approaches for studying more efficiently to make the most of your time. Learning Assistance tutors will be on hand to discuss effective study habits and share strategies that can help you get off to a strong start this semester.

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Final Exams-Thursday, December 6 (2018)

Do you have questions about how to prepare for final exams? Are you anxious about what to expect during final exam week? This interactive workshop aims to answer your questions and jump-start your preparations so that you can end the semester on a strong note.