Having a positive attitude, dealing with procrastination, managing your time productively and setting effective goals are some of the essential skills required for success in college. The following modules focus on those and other personal and academic development skills.
Developing a growth mindset allows individuals to realize their potential, increase resilience, and achieve success. A growth mindset can unlock your capacity to learn, grow, and thrive—regardless of your current abilities or skill level.
If you’ve ever put off doing an important task or project, you’re not alone. Procrastination is very common amongst college students. And while it may not seem harmful in the moment, out-of-control procrastination could become a self-defeating habit that can hinder your productivity, affect your grades, impact your well-being, and more.
This module will give you core strategies to tackle the perennial dilemma of managing time. First, you’ll learn some basic principles of time management, along with symptoms that could uncover poor uses of time. Then, you’ll discover how to track and analyze your time to boost productivity. Finally, you’ll get several tips to start managing your time more effectively.
Setting goals is an important step towards achieving success. Goals improve motivation and provide direction. But improperly set goals could become a barrier in your journey to college success. In this module, you’ll learn a process/system for setting goals that accurately reflect your purpose. You will also find strategies to track progress towards successful goal completion.
Stress is inevitable while you are a college student. Unfortunately, not everybody copes effectively with stress when confronted with difficult situations. Luckily, there are healthy ways to manage stress that benefits our well-being, relationships, performance, and more. In this course, you’ll learn to tame stress by first understanding the difference between healthy and unhealthy coping strategies. Then, you’ll learn seven effective techniques that can help you relieve stress and regain control.