Tip #1: Have a Growth Mindset: believe that you can learn it! and Practice the Habits of Mind
Tip #2: Visit the Learning Center (LLR 3rd Floor)
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!
Tip #4: Make Successful Student Choices
Tip #5: Ask for Help and Use Student Services
Ask your professor for help on how to succeed in his or her class. Go to office hours if possible and/or email teacher.
Connect with your classmates: form study groups, make a study buddy.
Seek help from the Health Center for physical and/or emotional well-being https://www.moorparkcollege.edu/departments/student-services/health-center
Talk to ACCESS if you think you may need help with learning or other disability: https://www.moorparkcollege.edu/departments/student-services/access
Make a counseling appointment to make sure you are on the path towards your goal https://www.moorparkcollege.edu/departments/student-services/counseling-office
Check out these great videos on more ways to be successful! Access Student Lingo through your myvcccd portal under the MySuccess tab. It's in the first box, Student Orientation.