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Skills 4 Success (S4S) Workshop (Online Series)

At UMBC, students tend to report that difficulties with stress, time management, motivation, and anxiety often interfere with personal, social, and academic goals. The Counseling Center has created a unique series of interactive and FREE workshops to help support students with these particular concerns.

Skills 4 Success is a series of online workshops that provide coping strategies to deal with stress, time management, motivation, and anxiety that often interfere with meeting personal, social, and academic goals. This six-week program includes topics such as procrastination, stress management, time management, test anxiety, motivation/goal-setting, and sleep/getting through finals. More information on topics for specific dates can be found on our myUMBC Counseling Center Groups page.

Procrastination Handout: procrastinationhandout 

Stress Management:S4S Stress Management (Spring 2020)

Time Management: S4S Time Management (Spring 2020)

Text Anxiety: Test Anxiety Handout (Spring 2020)

Motivation:Motivation handout (Spring 2020)

Getting through finals: S4S_Workshop 6_Getting Through Finals!

 

 

  • Skills 4 Success Workshop - "Test Anxiety"

    Learn how test anxiety interferes with your academics
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Does everything you've studied go out of your head as the professor hands out the exam?  Learn ways to deal with the anxiety of studying and test taking.  Eliminate obstacles to academic success....
  • Skills 4 Success Workshop - "Time Management"

    Learn how to be more efficient in everything you do
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Where does the time go?  Learn strategies and techniques for working more efficiently, feeling more in control of your schedule and having time for relaxing activities. Call the Counseling Center...
  • Skills 4 Success Workshop - "Stress Management"

    Stressed out? Learn how to cope!
    Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Feeling stressed out?  In an achievement-oriented environment, anxiety can take a toll physically and emotionally.  Learn ways to manage stress and find balance in school and in life. Call the...
  • Skills 4 Success Workshop - "Procrastination"

    Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today
    Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow?  If this is your motto, increase your productivity and decrease your stress by understanding why you procrastinate and learn how to change....
  • Get Through Finals!/Improve Your Sleep

    Skills for Success
    Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    Don’t let sleep problems get in the way of studying for finals!  Learn tips for healthy sleep habits and strategies for stress management to get you through the last weeks of the semester.
  • Motivation/Goal-Setting

    Skills for Success
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    Do you ever struggle to stay motivated?  It can be difficult to stay motivated in a high stress achievement-oriented environment.  This workshop is designed to help you learn tips to stay...
  • Test Anxiety

    Skills for Success
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    Does everything you've studied go out of your head as the professor hands out the exam?  Learn ways to deal with the anxiety of studying and test taking.  Eliminate obstacles to academic success.
  • Time Management

    Skills for Success
    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    Where does the time go?  Learn strategies and techniques for working more efficiently, feeling more in control of your schedule and having time for relaxing activities.
  • Stress Management

    Skills for Success
    Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    Feeling stressed out?  In an achievement-oriented environment, anxiety can take a toll physically and emotionally.  Learn ways to manage stress and find balance in school and in life.
  • Procrastination

    Skills for Success
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow?  If this is your motto, increase your productivity and decrease your stress by understanding why you procrastinate and learn how to change.