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UTSA's Rivera Center offers study workshops

By Shelley Kilpatrick
Student Writer, College of Liberal and Fine Arts

(Sept. 17, 2007)--The UTSA Tomás Rivera Center for Student Success will host Study Smart, a series of workshops to help students learn new ways to study.

The free sessions are 2-2:45 p.m. on five Tuesdays this semester in Durango Building Room 2.114 at the Downtown Campus.

For more information, contact Karen Roth, Tomás Rivera Center, Durango Building Room 2.114, Downtown Campus, or call (210) 458-2838.

  • September 18: Time Management -- Organize yourself by setting up easy routines to study smarter and remember more. There will be free calendars and scantrons.
  • September 25: Read More, Remember Longer -- Deal with your college reading. Bring your hardest books to this workshop, and we will help you analyze them and work out a way to read, understand and remember the material.
  • October 2: Notetaking; Create a Study Guide From Your Notes -- Taking notes is a college survival skill. Learn ways to take better notes and make them into a super study guide. As a side benefit, you'll remember material better too. Free Cornell-style folio notepads.
  • October 9: Write Right -- Turn in excellent papers, no matter how short or how long. Emphasis is on research papers and organization.
  • November 20: Get Ready for Finals -- Don't stress. Make a plan to review your material, build your memory and get through finals. Reduce your anxiety about finals and get ready for that important last week.
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