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  • Academic Support & Access Center
    202-885-3360
    Fax: 202-885-1042
    asac@american.edu
    Mary Graydon Center, Room 243

    Monday-Thursday 9:00a.m. - 7:00p.m. Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

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  • Writing Lab
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Study Abroad for Students with Disabilities
  • Academic Skills
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ACADEMIC SKILLS WORKSHOP SERIES

New offerings for FALL 2014!

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY CODE AWARENESS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Monday, September 15
1:10 - 3:10 pm
Mary Graydon 203

It's time to put AU's AIC to use. Learn why the expectations are high, and how you can stay in compliance.

OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION

Tuesday, September 16
5:30 - 6:45 pm
Anderson Conference Room

Stop delaying what you need to do! Identify your procrastination triggers and tendencies. Develop strategies to complete your work.

WHY AM I READING THIS? READING FOR CONCEPTS

Wednesday, September 17
1:10 - 2:25 pm
Mary Graydon 203

Long text? Dense text? At this workshop, learn tips that will help you conquer that reading. Put reading in context of the course goals.

TAKE BETTER NOTES

Thursday, September 18
11:45am - 1:00 pm
Mary Graydon Center 245

Class notes and reading notes. Same? No! Come to this workshop for tips to improve your note taking. Learn to structure your notes to make automatic study guides.

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How to Study Smart: Tips from AU students

"I'm definitely a list person, so
I like to write down little lists on
Post-It notes and stick them on
my desk."  
 

Mike Wittman, a junior in CAS, has found success in learning to manage his time.

Read his study tip and more...


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NEW FOR FALL 2014!

Successful Student Series

SUCCESSFUL STUDENT SERIES

** Session 2 **
How to Use the Course Syllabus
The course syllabus is your friend! Learn how to use the syllabus to your advantage this year.

Wednesday, September 17
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Bender Library, room 115

Come to the new ASAC Successful Student Series to build confidence in your abilities as a college student! These weekly, one-hour discussions will focus on a different academic topic from week-to-week, allowing time for students to ask questions and learn new strategies from an ASAC counselor and their peers.

Each session will meet in Bender Library, room 115. No registration is required.

Topics will include:
Time management
Using your course syllabus
Class participation
Studying for tests
Planning for large projects

Staying motivated

Wednesday afternoons 4 -5 pm
Bender Library, room 115


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MEET ONE-ON-ONE WITH AN ASAC COUNSELOR

Looking for a new way to fit everything in or a strategy to manage a heavy reading load? Counselors work individually on time management, effective reading skills, note taking, study skills, speaking in public, and more. To schedule an appointment, call 202-885-3360.

Meeting with a counselor


ASAC TUTORING AND WRITING LAB

NEW for FALL 2014!

Schedule appointments for FREE in-house one-on-one tutoring for selected courses.

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WRITING LAB NOW OPEN

Appointments are available in the Writing Lab beginning Monday, September 8.

Schedule appointment


WHERE TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED IN THE ASAC

Schedule an appointment
with an ASAC counselor
202-885-3360

Information about workshops
breslin@american.edu

Information about tutoring
202-885-3365
tutoring@american.edu

Information about
Supplemental Instruction

202-885-3443
supplementalinstruction@american.edu

Questions about
exam accommodations
202-885-3489
exams@american.edu

Questions about note takers
202-885-3489
notes@american.edu

Information about interpreting
202-885-3312
interpreting@american.edu

Help with assistive technology
202-885-3407
rasul@american.edu

Current Workshop Schedule