Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 10

    Diversabilities - Harvard Faculty With Learning Disorders

    Location: 

    Forum Room, Lamont Library
    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Join a candid discussion about success, failure, resilience, and strategies for learning with Harvard faculty members with learning disorders. Moderated by Peter Kozel.

     

    If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation for a disability or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the BSC at 617-495-2581 in advance of a meeting, workshop/discussion, or event.

  • 2017 Apr 03

    Attention-Strengthening

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    with Peter Kozel

    Develop strategies and learn about lifestyle changes to manage difficulties with attention. To register, email Peter Kozel - pkozel@bsc.harvard.edu.

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

     

  • 2017 Apr 03

    Getting Started Writing Papers

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    with Aurora Sanfeliz

    Find ways to get your papers started and done (on time); from an idea to a final draft. To register, email Aurora Sanfeliz.

    *Please note the new date.*

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

     

  • 2017 Mar 30

    Definitions of Success through Cultural Lenses

    Location: 

    Dudley House (Lehman Hall) Common Room
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    The Success-Failure Project at the Bureau of Study Counsel will be hosting international student panelists on the discussion on Definitions of Success through a Cultural Lenses. Free and open to the Harvard community. No registration required. 

  • 2017 Mar 21

    Keeping Ourselves Accountable

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    with Peter Kozel

    Weekly meetings beginning Tuesday, March 7. Get started or work through difficult aspects of your academic work. Get to know fellow students and their experiences with accountability. Share, learn and try strategies, and discover what supports or hinders your accountability. To register, email Peter Kozel - pkozel@bsc.harvard.edu.

  • 2017 Mar 08

    Procrastination

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    with Robin Warrington

    Explore factors that might lead us to procrastinate, including the wisdom that motivates meaningful digressions. Consider practical and attitudinal approaches we might try when we find ourselves resisting or avoiding our academic work. Register here

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

     

  • 2017 Mar 01

    Dissertation Writing Workshop

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    with Sheila Reindl 

    For graduate students. Consider how to orient to the nature and scope of your inquiry; how to write when feeling overwhelmed, lost, daunted, or discouraged; and how to manage time, anxiety, energy, and tasks. Register here.

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

     

  • 2017 Feb 15

    Commitment and Creativity: Investing Ourselves in What Matters to Us

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    with Ariel Phillips and Sheila Reindl

    Consider where you devote yourself and your resources in the face of pressures to spread yourself too thin rather than commit your creative intelligence to what deeply matters to you. Register here.

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

  • 2017 Feb 13

    The Bilingual Mind: Study Strategies II

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    with Aurora Sanfeliz and Niti Seth

    Explore cognitive processes of bilingualism and strategies for presentations, interviews, public speaking, and networking. To register, email  Aurora Sanfeliz - asanfeliz@bsc.harvard.edu or Niti Seth - nseth@bsc.harvard.edu.

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop or discussion.

     

  • 2017 Feb 08

    Speaking Up in Class

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    with SungLim Shin and Robin Warrington

    Develop strategies to increase self-confidence and manage anxiety about speaking in academic settings. Register here.

    If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at least two weeks prior to a workshop.

     

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