Category: Coaching Seminar

Spring 2013 Student Success Seminars

By , January 29, 2013 8:24 am

Make the most of this semester!  Join Academic Support and Mentoring, Career Services, and the Writing Studio as they present this semester’s series of Student Success Seminars!

All seminars will be held in the Atterbury Student Success Center, room 205.

The complete schedule is listed below:

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Preparing for Finals Seminar

By , April 17, 2012 8:57 am

Finals are quickly approaching for this semester. Do you need some extra study tips on how to study for your finals? During this week’s seminar we will be discussing different types of finals, ways to approach certain finals in regards to studying. Obviously it is important to study in order to do well on your exams, but it is also important to take care of yourself in order to do well while studying on during your exam. We will be discussion ways on how to relax and ways of taking care of yourself to minimize anxiety and stress before the big exam.

This Week’s Seminars are:

  • 4/17     Tues     12:30pm   Student Union room 419
  • 4/18   Wed      3:00pm  Student Union room 419

This is the final seminar for the semester!

Click here for the semester schedule.  Seminars are mandatory for students on financial aid contracts, Bloch Scholars and Osher Scholars.  Each session lasts approximately 50 minutes.  Students must sign in within 10 minutes of the seminar starting to receive credit.

Making a Plan Towards Graduation and Beyond

By , April 10, 2012 10:17 am

This week’s workshop will discuss how your educational path here at UMKC will help lead you into your career after graduation.  Career Services will also be on hand to give tips on creating your resume as well as a cover letter.  Overwhelmed with the job searching process and then what to do once you have applied for a job, or a few? We will be discussing some tips and strategies on how to search for your perfect job after graduation and go over a few interview techniques and strategies to help you land that dream job.

This Week’s Seminars are:

  • 4/10     Tues     12:30pm   Student Union room 419
  • 4/11   Wed      3:00pm  Student Union room 419

Next Week’s Seminar is: Preparing for Finals

Click here for the semester schedule.  Seminars are mandatory for students on financial aid contracts, Bloch Scholars and Osher Scholars.  Each session lasts approximately 50 minutes.  Students must sign in within 10 minutes of the seminar starting to receive credit.

Test Anxiety? Come to this seminar!

By , April 3, 2012 8:18 am

Do you begin to feel anxious, nervous, or overly stressed before an exam?  Many students study material for an exam and do well on the review, but when it comes time to step in the classroom and put pen to paper for a test, they draw a blank.  This week’s seminar will help provide students tools to use to overcome test anxiety.  The Counseling Center will be presenting this week on signs of test anxiety and how to conquer test anxiety.

This Week’s Seminars are:

  • 4/3     Tues     12:30pm   Student Union room 419
  • 4/4   Wed      3:00pm  Student Union room 419

Next Week’s Seminar: Making a Plan Towards Graduation and Beyond

Click here for the semester schedule.  Seminars are mandatory for students on financial aid contracts, Bloch Scholars and Osher Scholars.  Each session lasts approximately 50 minutes.  Students must sign in within 10 minutes of the seminar starting to receive credit.

Effective Research Strategies

By , March 20, 2012 8:46 am

This seminar will not be like your traditional workshop of becoming familiar with the library! We will discuss techniques for researching in the library databases as well as how to effectively use Google as a literary search engine. We will also be discussing the difference between peer reviewed articles and non-peer reviewed.

This Week’s Seminars are:

4/3     Tues     12:30pm   Administrative Center Brookside Room
4/4   Wed      3:00pm  Student Union room 419
 

Next Week’s Seminar: Making a Plan Towards Graduation and Beyond 

Click here for the semester schedule.  Seminars are mandatory for students on financial aid contracts, Bloch Scholars and Osher Scholars.  Each session lasts approximately 50 minutes.  Students must sign in within 10 minutes of the seminar starting to receive credit.

WEPT Preparation Seminar

By , March 13, 2012 9:10 am

Are you wondering what the WEPT is or when you may need to take the WEPT? This week’s topic is on preparing for the Written English Proficiency Test (WEPT). WEPT is designed to determine academic writing of undergraduate students. This workshop will help students prepare for the WEPT as well as inform students of the process of and procedures before taking the WEPT. The purpose of this seminar is to help students understand the reason of WEPT and to prepare for the test when it comes time for them to take it.

This Week’s Seminars are:

3/13     Tues     12:30pm   
3/14   Wed      3:00pm 
All Seminars will take place in the Student Union room 419.

Next Week’s Seminar: Effective Research Strategies    

Click here for the semester schedule.  Seminars are mandatory for students on financial aid contracts, Bloch Scholars and Osher Scholars.  Each session lasts approximately 50 minutes.  Students must sign in within 10 minutes of the seminar starting to receive credit.

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