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.

Fall 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!  (Please bring your own drink.)

  • September 13: Time Management: Balancing Life & Academics
  • September 20: Understanding Faculty Expectations
  • September 27: Study Smart & Read Efficiently
  • October 4: Enhancing Note & Test Taking Skills
  • October 11: Manage Your Stress Before it Manages You
  • October 18: Advising 101: Meeting Your Graduation Requirements
  • October 25: The Ames Advantage: Research Skills For Success
  • November 1: Writing 101: Crafting Strong Papers
  • November 8: Podium Skills: Improving Your Presentations
  • November 15:  Procrastination: Getting Started on Getting Started
  • November 29: Survival Tips For Finals

  • 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
- See more at: http://www.omniupdate.com/servlet/OX/preview?site=www&path=%2Fadvising%2Fstudents%2Facademicsuccess.pcf&local=false#sthash.g5aovK7F.dpuf

Academic Skills Series Handouts:

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