Past Events

  • 2015 Oct 30

    Time Management

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    with Claire Shindler

    Identify your priorities, learn how to plan and manage your time more effectively, and develop strategies for dealing with challenges. 

  • 2015 Oct 30

    Resolving and Managing Conflict in Academic Settings

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    with Craig Rodgers

    Learn strategies to handle delicate situations in your lab, in your section, with your adviser, and in other academic contexts. 

  • 2015 Oct 28

    Maximizing Your Approach to Learning

    Location: 

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

    with Claire Shindler

    Identify your learning style and develop strategies to help you learn more effectively. 

  • 2015 Oct 23

    Perfectionism

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    with Ariel Phillips

    Explore the distinction between aiming for perfection and aiming for excellence, and learn strategies to overcome some of the pitfalls of perfectionism. 

  • 2015 Oct 23

    Problem Set Courses: Challenges, Approaches, and Strategies

    Location: 

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

    Discuss with BSC peer tutors, staff, and faculty typical studying challenges for courses with problem sets, steps and strategies to get unstuck when confused, and ways to apply concepts to p-sets and exam problems.

  • 2015 Oct 22

    Dissertation Writers' Support Group

    Location: 

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

    with Niti Seth and SungLim Shin

    Five weekly meetings beginning Thursday, October 22, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

    For doctoral students seeking support to make headway with dissertation tasks.

    Topics can include:

  • 2015 Oct 21

    Getting in Gear: Engaging with Your Senior Thesis

    Location: 

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

    with Sheila Reindl

    For Harvard College students. Learn how to discern the governing question of your thesis; frame your introduction, literature review, and methods section; write in the face of doubt, uncertainty, and anxiety; cultivate critical and creative thinking. 

  • 2015 Oct 16

    What Are You Doing with Your Life?

    Location: 

    BSC, 5 Linden Street
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    with Sheila Reindl and Frank McNamara

    Weekly meetings on Fridays, beginning October 16. 

    For graduate students. A discussion group to explore purpose, passion, potential, conflicts, and challenges. 

  • 2015 Oct 14

    Speaking Up in Class

    Location: 

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

    with Robin Warrington and SungLim Shin

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

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