Tips for Students

Tip #1: Have a Growth Mindset: believe that you can learn it! and Practice the Habits of Mind 

Growth Mindset: Carol Dweck's Power of Yet


Mindset Works: Decades of Scientific Research that Started a Growth Mindset Revolution


Click Here for the 16 Habits of Successful Students



Tip #2: Visit the Learning Center (LLR 3rd Floor)

For math tutoring 

For writing tutoring 

For subject tutoring 


For Workshops on College Success:

The Learning Center offers free workshops.  Reservations are not required.

The Math Center offer workshops for everything from reviews of math basics to preparations for courses beyond transfer.  Check out the schedule of Math Workshops , or stop by LLR 322.

The Writing Center offers workshops on writing skills required for courses across the curriculum: Spring 2018 schedule. We also offer ESL tutoring each semester: Spring 2018 ESL workshops and tutoring. From sessions on the Top Grammar Errors to sessions on Writing Transfer Essays, there is a wide variety of workshops available each month. To see the Writing Center Workshop schedule, click this link or stop by the Writing Center.

The Teaching and Learning Center, in partnership with the Writing Center, provides workshops that help students excel in college courses.  Topics include:

  • Learning College Success Strategies
  • Discovering Your Learning Style
  • Managing Your Time
  • Taking Lecture Notes
  • Decoding Your Textbooks
  • Coping with Stress (In conjunction with the Student Health Center)

These topics are scheduled at the start of each semester.  See the Writing Center Calendar.


Tip #3: Manage Your Time

Prioritize study time and commit to it!

Keep your schedule in a planner and write down all upcoming assignments!

Time Management Tips



Tip #4: Make Successful Student Choices

Wise Choices 



Tip #5: Ask for Help and Use Student Services