Midsemester Check set for Oct. 4, 5

Photo of a "Things To Do" planner pageNIU’s Academic Advising Center will hold the fall “Midsemester Check: Strategies for Academic Improvement” workshop Tuesday, Oct.4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Hours for the Tuesday session are from 4 to 6 p.m. The Wednesday session is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Both take place in the Illinois Room of the Holmes Student Center.

The Midsemester Check helps students to self-evaluate how they are doing and offers tips on how to improve. It’s perfect for students who are asking questions like these:

  • Am I having trouble getting started this semester?
  • Am I new to NIU this semester and trying to find services or places to get my questions answered?
  • Do I have test anxiety?
  • Am I struggling in my courses?
  • Am I having trouble studying?
  • Do I feel like I’m drowning in debt and don’t know what to do?
  • Do I feel like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done?

Workshop sessions include:

  • Success In You: Resources Across Campus
  • Major Exploration/Navigating the Academic Calendar
  • How to Succeed in Large Lectures
  • Enhancing your Study Skills
  • Managing Test Anxiety
  • Tips on Managing Stress
  • Where Did All of My Time Go?
  • Balancing School While Getting Involved
  • Tips to Better Writing
  • Making the Most of Your Veteran Experience on Campus
  • Making “Cents” of Your Money
  • Apartment Advice

Tips for success at the Midsemester Check are available online to ensure that participants are taking advantage of all of the resources available.

Call (815) 753-2573 or email aac@niu.edu for more information.

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