How smart of you to come to this page! Click on each section below to find a wealth of apps, calendars, and strategic guidance, created by Learning Skills Director Marni Jones and others, all designed to support your academic success. Everything included here is also available in hard copy in the Advising Office in Biddle House, as well as the Learning Skills Office in Dana 106.

Interested in getting hands-on guidance? Set a reminder to come to one, two or three FREE "STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS" WORKSHOPS!


Time Management and Organization

Time Management and Organization

Many of us have difficulty prioritizing and juggling all we have to do. Discover great apps, tips, calendars and planners to assist you with time management, minimizing distractions, and developing great study habits.


Study Strategies

Study Strategies

Why study harder when you can study smarter? Much of students' success on tests comes from the study habits they form. The Study Strategies Workshop can help you start the semester off right, and so can the study skills handouts and apps that you'll find on this site.


Note-Taking

Note-Taking

If you have ever opened your notebook and realized that you did not capture all you needed to from the day's lecture, don't despair. This site and the Note-Taking Workshop will provide you with techniques to help you develop note-taking skills that will be the envy of the class.


Memory Strategies

Memory Strategies

Have a tendency to forget things? There's a lot you can do to boost your recall. The Memory Strategies Workshop and this site provide a variety of techniques to help your brain retain, including mnemonics, reading strategies, flashcard apps and computer-based games.


Test Taking

Test Taking

Have you ever sat down for an exam and become so nervous that your memory turns to mush? Have you ever changed an answer to a multiple choice question, only to find out later that you were right the first time? The Test-Taking Workshop and the tools on this page are here to help!


Writing Support

Writing Support

Whether you need help with what you've written, clarification on an assignment, having trouble getting started or looking for guidance on specific types of writing, Dickinson's Writing Center is the place to go.


Quantitative Reasoning Center

Quantitative Reasoning Center

Dickinson's Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Center supports students with nearly all coursework that involves numbers, including math, statistics, graphing, reason through problems, data visualization and data management. Schedule a tutoring session & C4 yourself!