University College Advising Center

These one hour workshops are designed for any student who needs help or wants to learn more
about the topic area. We hope these "How To" sessions will help you be a successful student!

Each session is presented twice to accommodate student schedules.

ALL SESSIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN
CORLEW RESIDENCE HALL CLASSROOM

How To Get Started at MTSU

This session will cover topics including how to navigate RaiderNet & D2L, understanding
the Lottery Scholarship and helpful tips about GPA and academic standing.

September 14th
4:30pm

September 15th
2:00pm

If you missed this great workshop, click here to view the information presented.

How To Use Your Time Wisely

Time management is something most students struggle with on a daily basis.
This session will cover techniques to help you better manage your time.

September 21st
4:30pm

September 22nd
2:00pm

If you missed this great workshop, click here to view the information presented.
Master Schedule
Time Management Assessment

How To Master Course Material

This session will cover tips on note taking, how to effectively study
your notes as well as tips for navigating different types of tests.

September 28th
4:30pm

September 29th
2:00pm

If you missed these great workshops, you can download the information below.
Information presented by Dr. Carla Hatfield
Information presented by Lucy Billings-Jones
Handout on Memory Principles

How To Find the Right Career For Your

Having trouble choosing a major? This session will cover techniques on helping you
find the right major and career field that best fits your personality and abilities.

October 5th
4:30pm

October 6th
2:00pm

If you missed these great workshops, you can download the information below.
Information presented by Lucy Billings-Jones
World of Work Handout

How To Use Your Academic Advisor

This sessions will cover information on how to know who your advisor is, how to get the
most out of your time with your advisor and what questions you should ask your advisor.

October 26th
4:30pm

October 27th
2:00pm

If you missed this great workshop, click here to view the information presented

How To Give a Winning Presentation

This session will cover tips and tricks that will help students refine their
presentation and public speaking skills.

November 2nd
4:30pm

November 3rd
2:00pm

If you missed this great workshop, click here to view the information presented

How To Prepare for Final Exams

This session will provide a helpful guide to students who are not sure how to
study for final exams. A brief review of test taking tips will also be included.

November 30th
4:30pm

December 1st
2:00pm

If you missed this great workshop, click here to view the information presented
Exam Study Planner


Click Here for a Printable Version of the
Fall 2010 Academic Success Series Dates


Click here to view the information from the
Spring 2010 Academic Success Series Sessions


The Academic Success Series is presented by the University College Advising Center.
For more information please contact Heather Spell Arrington at harring@mtsu.edu or (615) 898-2808.