Academic Support Programs

Study skills workshops

Need a CLUE on how to successfully manage your time, study, implement self-care strategies, combat test anxiety, and more? ASP is here to help with a series of Study Skills Workshops. 

All workshops are presented by Academic Success Coaches and will be virtual through Zoom. To register, click on the registration link by each workshop to receive the Zoom link. You must register for each workshop separately. If you have any questions, please email aspcoach@uw.edu.

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Staying Motivated and Successful Time Management

Do you have questions about creating a time management system that works for you? Are you struggling staying motivated within online courses? This workshop offers practical strategies to help you develop time management skills and how to stay motivated as we start a new quarter. The workshop focuses on awareness of time, proactive planning, estimating the correct hours of studying necessary to succeed, and developing long term study habits.

Handout 1  Handout 2 Handout 3 Handout 4, Presentation Slides

4/8/217:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. PSTZoom

Study Smart: Effective Study Strategies & Virtual Study Time with ASP

Do you feel like the amount of time you spend studying, and the grade you receive is just not adding up? Or the study strategy you are using is just not working within online learning environments or a specific course? For the first hour of this workshop, we will go over different learning styles as well as tips on how to create an effective study environment. The second hour will be a virtual study hour time where you can bring your homework and stick around to study alongside coaches from ASP and chat study strategies!

Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3, Handout 4

4/20/216:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. PSTZoom

Addressing Adversity & COVID in Personal Statements

Looking to apply to a major or graduate school in the fall? Unsure of how to answer questions about adversity and experiences during COVID? This workshop offers insight into why schools ask about the obstacles and barriers you’ve faced in your life and how to write about them. We will be practicing concrete strategies to help you produce sound structures and ideas to better write about adversity. We’ll also cover ways to brainstorm, revise, and ultimately compose an effective essay!

4/30/212:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. PSTZoom

Self-Care Workshop & Virtual Study Time with ASP

Do you find yourself having a hard time building connections in an online environment? Unsure how to approach building community or balancing self-care? The first hour of this workshop will inform you of the many benefits you can gain from reaching out to instructors, classmates, and other resources as well as self-care strategies for the spring quarter. The second hour will be a virtual study hour time where you can bring your homework and stick around to study alongside coaches from ASP and chat self-care and study strategies!

Presentation Slides

5/6/216:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. PSTZoom

Preparing for Graduate School

Are you considering graduate school or furthering your education after undergrad? Join us for our workshop, "Preparing for Graduate School," to gain insights on the ins and outs of finding the right program for you and navigating the application process. Our aim by the end of this workshop is to help you make tangible goals for your future academic journey!

Presentation Slides, Handout 1, Handout 2

5/11/216:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. (PST)Zoom

Finals Exam Prep And Test Anxiety

Do you have questions about preparing for your final exams? Do you freak out prior to exams no matter how prepared you are? This workshop will help you plan for and be ready for your final exams. We will also go over general studying and exam prep to use within online learning environments. We will also provide tips on how to manage and handle test anxiety.

Handout 1, Handout 2

Registration form

5/18/217 p.m.–8 p.m. PSTZoom

Virtual Study Time with ASP

Do you study better with company? Are you looking for an accountability buddy? Start your finals prep strong with this virtual study hour where you can bring your homework, study alongside coaches from ASP, and chat study strategies!

Registration form

5/24/215:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PDTZoom

Virtual Study Time with ASP

Do you study better with company? Are you looking for an accountability buddy? Start your finals prep strong with this virtual study hour where you can bring your homework, study alongside coaches from ASP, and chat study strategies!

Registration form

5/25/215:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PDTZoom

ASP Graduate School Panel

What is the difference between a Master’s Degree and a Professional Degree? How do you know which program is right for you? In this workshop, some of the ASP graduate students from all different programs will share their experiences and answer some commonly asked questions! If you are an undergraduate student who is considering furthering their education after getting a Bachelor’s degree, this is a great starting place to decode some of the confusing aspects of graduate school from fellow students' perspective!

Registration form

6/3/216:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. PSTZoom

Videos

Self-care workshop

Study smart: online study strategies workshop

Finals prep & text anxiety workshop

Time management and motivation workshop

Preparing for the graduate school application process