The Divisions of Academic and Student Affairs collaborate each semester to present the Academic Skills Series, a series of programs designed to assist students in the development of and/or strengthening of academic skills (in and out of the classroom) needed to be successful at IWU.

2016-2017 Schedule

The Academic Skills Series is held on the following Wednesdays from 12-12:50pm in CNS E101.  Students can pick a specific topic to join us, or attend all sessions. (FREE Papa John's PIZZA provided for lunch!)

  • September 7 - Time Management: Balancing Life & Academics
  • September 14 - Study Smart
  • September 21 - Read Efficiently
  • September 28 - Enhancing Note & Test Taking Skills
  • October 5 - Procrastination: Getting Started on Getting Started
  • October 12 - Understanding Faculty Expectations
  • October 19 - Manage Your Stress Before it Manages You
  • October 26 - Writing 101: Crafting Strong Papers
  • November 2 - Podium Skills: Improving Your Presentations
  • November 9 - The Ames Advantage: Research Skills For Success
  • November 16 - Survival Tips For Finals
  • January 18 - Study Smart & Time Management: Balancing Priorities
  • January 25 - Student Leadership: Making the Most of Your IWU Career
  • February 1 - Do Well, Do Good: Getting Involved Through Volunteerism
  • February 8 - Procrastination: Getting Started on Getting Started
  • February 15 - Enhance Your Worldview: Study Abroad & International Learning Opportunities
  • February 22 - Life After IWU: Fellowships, Graduate Programs & the Application Process
  • March 1 - Who Am I?: Managing Multiple Identities in College
  • March 8 - Manage Your Stress Before it Manages You
  • March 22 - Advising 101: Meeting Your Graduation Requirements
  • September 18 - Manage your time
  • September 25 - Study smart and read efficiently
  • October 2 - Take effective notes and tests
  • October 9 - Manage your stress
  • October 16 - Exceed faculty expectations
  • October 23 - Procrastination: Getting started on getting started
  • October 30 - Improve your writing
  • November 6 - Ames - secret skills to give you an edge
  • November 13 Presentations and public speaking
  • November 20 - Maximizing your success on finals
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  • September 18 - Manage your time
  • September 25 - Study smart and read efficiently
  • October 2 - Take effective notes and tests
  • October 9 - Manage your stress
  • October 16 - Exceed faculty expectations
  • October 23 - Procrastination: Getting started on getting started
  • October 30 - Improve your writing
  • November 6 - Ames - secret skills to give you an edge
  • November 13 Presentations and public speaking
  • November 20 - Maximizing your success on finals
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Academic Skills Series Handouts:

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