Academic Coaching

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An Academic Coaching appointment with a CFL staff member can help you discover study strategies targeted to your specific needs and learning style. Schedule one today:

Academic Coaching

Feeling overwhelmed? Want to improve your performance in a particular course? Need better strategies for reading or studying more effectively?

Academic Coaching sessions can help you improve your:

  • Time Management
  • Note taking
  • Reading
  • Study strategies
  • Test taking
  • Test anxiety
  • Participating in class discussions
  • Completing class projects

Study skills classes and workshops

Success Skills for College (GS 1001) is a two-credit class offered Winter and Spring Quarters. In this class you explore time management, note-taking skills, exam strategies, learning styles, and university resources and expectations. All topics covered include practical learning activities with individualized application. Check the 2020–21 time schedule to see when GS1001 is offered.

Learning Strategies Workshops are offered upon request on topics such as test-taking strategies, stress management, time management, and note taking. E-mail the Center for Learning ( for more information.

Study Skills Resources - Learn to study smarter with these resources from the Center for Learning!

Striving for perfection can cause you to feel overwhelmed. Be sure to sleep well and eat well. Check in with the Student Counseling Center. Meet with your professor to learn from your mistakes.

We all get nervous before an exam. But prepare to do your best by getting enough sleep the night before, journaling out your worries, arriving early, and taking five slow, deep breaths.