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Brilliant Bobcats College Success Series

Brilliant Bobcats: College Success Series is a workshop series focused on teaching students various strategies and skills for college success, The College Success Series is a collaboration between the division of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.

Spring 2017 Schedule

Workshop Description Date Time Location
MACS: A Formula to Reach Academic Success Have you hit a stumbling block this semester? At risk of being placed on academic probation? Or maybe you are just getting started and need some pointers on how to be the most successful student you can be? Come to this workshop to develop a strategy for academic success and learn about resources you can use to help you have a successful semester. Monday January 30th 6-7:30PM LBJSC 3-13.1
Comprehending & Mastering Your Learning Style There are a variety of learning styles that people utilize to be successful. Attend this workshop to figure out what your dominant style of learning is and how to use it to be successful in a wide array of classes. Wednesday February 15th 7-8PM LBJSC 4-1.6
Breaking Bad Study Habits Are you getting the most out of your study time? We can show you some strategies to sharpen you study skills and use your time more efficiently. Come to this workshop to learn how to build effective study habits that lead to life-long learning. Monday February 20th 6-7PM LBJSC 3-15.1
Resiliency in the Face of Stress College often introduces stressors into daily life that might not have been experienced before. Developing the ability to recover quickly from difficulties and adapt to new situations, resiliency can help to not only “make it” but grow through adversity. Wednesday March 8th 7-8PM LBJSC 3-13.1
Where Does the Time Go? You’re already juggling classes, studying, work and more, so how do you find time for friends, family, engagement and a little fun? Texas State Alumni will share strategies on how to prioritize commitments and organize time in an effort to gain self- accountability and consistency with time management. Wednesday March 29th 7-8PM LBJSC 3-13.1
Common Cents: Mastering Your Personal Finances Mastering your personal finances is about more than making sure you can cover your expenses and tuition. Learn how to build a budget as well as how to make smart financial choices that can pay off in the long run. Monday April 10th 6-7PM LBJSC 3-13.1
The Value of Failure: How to Turn Adversity into Resiliency Are your grades this semester slipping away from you? Are you in jeopardy of being placed on academic probation? Learn ways to get motivated, take charge, and conquer positive change in your academic life. Wednesday April 26th 7-8PM LBJSC 3-13.1

Attendance Policy and RSVP

We are excited to see our Brilliant Bobcats workshop series grow and be utilized by more students and departments. In order to maintain quality workshops we will not allow students in to enter more than 10 minutes after the workshop start time. Please contact a Brilliant Bobcats staff member if you have any questions, comments or concerns.

Brilliant Bobcats Staff

Staci Strauch
Student Development Specialist II, Retention Management and Planning

Lauren Loper
Graduate Assistant, Retention Management and Planning

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