FYE Success Workshops - Fall 2023

First-Year Experience Success Workshops

These workshops are intended to provide tips and strategies for success as a Rensselaer student. In addition to the information shared by staff, upper-class students will be on hand to give their insights into what has worked for them.

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Time Management
6:00 p.m., DCC 337

Learn to balance your new slate of academic responsibilities, social life, and day-to-day functions. It’s all doable, we promise.

Sunday, September 10
Wednesday, September 13

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Study Skills
6:00 p.m., DCC 337

How do students best prepare for exams? Hint: it’s not a quick review the night before. Learn how to study in a way that incorporates your preferences, too. 

Sunday, September 17
Wednesday, September 20

Student at Career Fair
First-Year Students and Career Fairs
6:00 p.m., DCC 337

Join the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) for a comprehensive workshop covering how to navigate career fairs as a first-year student. Topics to be covered include: Developing employer-ready application materials, creating an online presence, planning for the summer before your sophomore year, and more! 

Sunday, September 24 
Wednesday, September 27

Time to Improve
Mid-Semester Recalibration
6:00 p.m., DCC 337

Not quite where you thought you’d be after the first 2 rounds of exams? Gain insight into what worked and what didn’t, and how to adjust. 

Sunday, October 15
Wednesday, October 18

Exam Prep Tips with Books Stacked and Open
Final Exams Prep
6:00 p.m., DCC 337

Finals. Just another exam, right? Not necessarily. Understand why you may have to study differently for finals. Learn helpful hints from students who have found success. 

Sunday, November 12
Wednesday, November 15

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