Self-Help


Taking Care Of Yourself After A Traumatic Event

Everyone who is in any way involved with a disaster or traumatic event may experience trauma reactions. You might experience these reactions if you: Continue reading...

Posted September 23, 2015



If Your Student is in Emotional Distress: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Many college students encounter academic, personal, and social stress during their educational experience. Most students cope successfully with the demands of college life and the interpersonal experiences that go along with it, but for some students these difficulties can become overpowering and unmanageable. Continue reading...

Posted September 23, 2015


Saying "No" To Unfair Requests and Demands

Be sure where you stand first, i.e., whether you want to say yes or no. If you're not sure, say you need time to think it over and let the person know when you will have an answer. Ask for clarification if you don't fully understand what is requested of you. Continue reading...

Posted September 23, 2015


Helping Students in Emotional Distress: Guide for Faculty and Staff

Many college students encounter academic, personal, and social stress during their educational experience. Most students cope successfully with the demands of college life and the interpersonal experiences that go along with it, but for some students these difficulties can become overpowering and unmanageable. Continue reading...

Posted September 23, 2015



Study Effectively

Many study reading methods have been evolved. Although known by different titles and utilizing slightly different steps, all of them have one thing in common, an organized approach to material to be learned. Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


Tips For Participating In Class Discussions

Preparing for discussion classes demands more time and effort than getting ready for lecture classes. Most of the work is done before class: time is spent reading, evaluating, taking notes.  Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


How To Take Exams

Some of the following suggestions pertain to any type of examination; others may be useful for a particular type of examination.  Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


How To Prepare For Exams

The purpose of the written examination is to provide the instructor with evidence regarding the amount of knowledge the student has acquired in the course. It is not feasible to ask questions about everything in the course; therefore, the instructor tries to obtain a broad sample of the student's knowledge. Continue reading...

Posted April 22, 2013


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