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Success Workshops

Students can sign up for each workshop on Vol Academic Connect (Navigate) by choosing Academic Success Center Coaching > Academic Coaching Workshop > online location. The staff option can be left blank.

Title: Stay Ready So You Don’t Have to Get Ready!: Planning Your Semester

Workshop Description: Let’s prepare for spring semester through focusing on the importance of a syllabus, time management techniques, and study skills to set yourself up for success this semester!

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: Same Song, Different Verse: Skills for Optimizing Your Learning Environment

Workshop Description: This spring, many classes are being offered online and in hybrid formats. We’ll talk about ideas and strategies for identifying how you can best learn in any environment.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: How to be Academically Resilient

Workshop Description: In this workshop, you will learn how to become academically resilient by discussing how to build upon and to use your strengths and past experiences to have a successful semester.  We will also discuss a variety of academic resources you can utilize at the Academic Success Center to support you in reaching your goals.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: I Think I Can, I Think I Can: Brain Hacks to Improve Your Life, and Your Grades!

Workshop Description: Harness the power of your mind through motivation and mindset strategies, routines, rituals, and more to improve your academic success and daily well-being.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: How to be Academically Resilient

Workshop Description: In this workshop, you will learn how to become academically resilient by discussing how to build upon and to use your strengths and past experiences to have a successful semester.  We will also discuss a variety of academic resources you can utilize at the Academic Success Center to support you in reaching your goals.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: Note Taking for Success

Workshop Description: Note taking skills are valuable for college students’ success. Learn how to take notes in any class, including math, science, and classes where you’re required to learn dates. Co-facilitated with Student Disability Services.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: The Tortoise & the Hare: Ready, Set, Plan!

Workshop Description: For this workshop, we will discuss the following: the different components of SMART goals, navigating motivation when setting short and long terms goals, and how support systems can help you achieve your academic and personal goals.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: Time is Money: Learn to Manage Yours

Workshop Description: Come to this workshop to learn how to better manage your time as a student, succeed in classes, study efficiently, and still have time for hanging out with friends. This workshop will include tips for people who have outside obligations, such as chronic illnesses or family to care for, and for people who are learning to manage ADHD. Co-facilitated with Student Disability Services.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: CliftonStrengths: Executing Domain

Workshop Description: With less than one month away from midterms, in this workshop, we will discuss how you can utilize your strengths to accomplish your academic coursework in a timely manner. In addition, we will discuss how working smarter not harder with your tasks can benefit you when preparing for your midterm projects and exams. Finally, should you not have strengths in the executing domain, we will discuss how you can utilize new techniques when navigating the semester.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: CliftonStrengths: Relationship Building Domain

Workshop Description: We will discuss the strengths that develop connections with others, form meaningful and close personal relationships, and help create a group that is greater than the sum of their parts.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: CliftonStrengths: Strategic Thinking Domain

Workshop Description: Clifton Strengths describes strategic thinking talents as those that help us, “absorb and analyze information that can inform better decisions.” Strengths in this domain include: analytical, context, futuristic, ideation, input, intellection, learner, and strategic. If you have any of these strengths in your top 5 or if you’re simply curious to learn more about the strategic thinking domain, join us as we further develop our understanding of what these strengths mean and how to apply them in our lives.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: CliftonStrengths: Influencing Domain

Workshop Description: Woo is one of the Influencing strengths, and it means Winning Others Over! Do you have any of the following strengths in your top five: Activator, Command, Communication, Competition, Maximizer, Self-Assurance, Significance, or Woo? These are all Influencing Domain strengths! During this workshop, we will explore these strengths further and discuss how you can use these strengths as a UT student both inside and outside of the classroom.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: Do I Belong Here? (Spoiler Alert: Yes, You Do)

Workshop Description: Do you ever feel like you didn’t earn your spot or that you don’t belong? You’re not alone! We will discuss this phenomenon and how you can combat that doubting voice in your head. Your experiences make you unique and qualified to do what you want. Join us as we talk about Impostor Syndrome and Cultural Capital.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98794653723

Title: De-Stress for Your Tests

Workshop Description: Let’s get ready for your upcoming tests and midterms! Tonight we will work on how to adequately prepare for your exams, how to test yourself, de-stressing before the test, and processing after.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/5674333432

Title: Take Charge of Your Academic Life: You Command Your Destiny

Workshop Description: You are your best advocate! During this session, we’ll talk today about using your voice in order to make the most of your time here at the University of Tennessee. We’ll discuss office hours: what are they and how do you use them? We’ll brainstorm how to create study groups and utilize campus resources. Finally, friend and family pressure can be a challenge. We’ll talk about how to say “no” when you need to!

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/93269955736

Title: SOS (Self Care Over Stress)

Workshop Description: Stress can appear in many forms and can affect your well being. This workshop will show you how to incorporate self-care strategies to combat stress! 

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Title: Sacrifice Today to Succeed Tomorrow

Workshop Description: In a world of instant gratification, planning ahead can be challenging. Tonight, we’ll talk about ways to build self-control and stick to a schedule so you can enjoy your free time knowing your assignments and other responsibilities are taken care of.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98946830353

Title: EQ: Emotional & Social Intelligence

Workshop Description: In this workshop, we will dive into the concepts of emotional and social intelligence. We will refine our understanding of the terms while discussing ways to conceptualize and potentially increase our own emotional and social intelligences.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/my/nickcampbellasc

Title: Brush Your Teeth Before Bed: Creating Good habits

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Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/5016143407

Title: Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

Workshop Description: In the final weeks of the semester a lot of focus is on finals. Tonight we will discuss the importance of looking ahead to your future semesters at UTK and how to prepare!

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98946830353

Title: Finishing Strong!

Workshop Description: Finals are just around the corner! Do you have a study plan to prepare for finals? In this workshop, you will learn different study strategies on how to prepare for finals and how to handle test anxiety. You will also walk away with your own finals study plan!

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/4480825317

Title: Time is up. Can I mark D? Making the Most of Exams

Workshop Description: In this workshop, we will discuss how to succeed in exams once the exam has started. This will include strategies for working through multiple-choice, short answer, and essay questions, as well as how to manage anxiety during the exam.

Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91233702171