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Studying off-campus? Check out these 2 BONUS pages to help you SOAR THROUGH REMOTE LEARNING
Time Management and Academic Success Social, Emotional, and Mental Wellness
The above pages were created to provide students with strategies and resources for the remote learning environment. If you have recommendations for helpful apps or tips that you think we should add to either page, please send them to SOAR@dickinson.edu. You can also email us if you'd like to schedule an individual time management / study strategy session. Our circumstances may be challenging, but needn't prevent us from tapping into great resources and discovering new ways to SOAR!
Missed the SOAR Academic Success Webinar? Here it is!
SOAR staff and veteran educators Marni Jones and John Joyce, along with well-trained student Time Management Strategists present strategies for overcoming common challenges for college students -- especially with remote classes. Learn how managing your time well and being strategic about organizing your space, note-taking, studying, and making good use of resources can make all the difference in your potential to soar!
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SOAR: Academic Success Support and More
Students can find a wealth of strategic guidance by going to www.afrikaar.com/SOAR. This website for SOAR: Strategies, Organization, and Achievement Resources, includes apps, tips, and other resources related to time management, study skills, memory strategies, note-taking, test-taking, and more. You’ll also find guidance aimed to help students “SOAR Through Remote Learning,” as well as a schedule of academic success workshops offered through Academic Advising. If you’d like to request one-on-one assistance with developing a strategy for a manageable and academically successful semester, email SOAR@dickinson.edu.
In addition to the calendars and many tips on time management, study skills, distraction-blocking, note-taking, test-taking, and more that you’ll find below, students can attend an Academic Success Workshop at 12:15 on select Thursdays throughout the semester, run by the expert staff in the Center for Advising, Internships, and Lifelong Career Development (CAILCD). For a complete schedule, check out the Workshops Flyer and pick the session that's right for you.
If you would like additional assistance with time management, check out all the resources on our "SOAR Through Remote Learning: Time Management and Academic Success" page, and see how to set up a one-on-one time management/academic success guidance session with an Academic Success Strategist.
You can also get help with writing support from the Writing Center math-related support from the Quantitative Reasoning Center, and request peer tutoring or advising support from Center for Advising, Internship, and Lifelong Career Development -- all available to you remotely.
How smart of you to come to this page! Click on each section below to find a wealth of apps, planning tools, and strategic guidance, created by SOAR's Dean and Director, Marni Jones and others to support your academic success.