Workshops and Discussion Groups

2017 Apr 03

Getting Started Writing Papers

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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 Apr 03

Attention-Strengthening

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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 Mar 01

Dissertation Writing Workshop

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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 Mar 08

Procrastination

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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 21

Keeping Ourselves Accountable

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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 Feb 15

Commitment and Creativity: Investing Ourselves in What Matters to Us

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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.

 

2017 Feb 06

Attention-Strengthening

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

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 Feb 06

The Bilingual Mind: Study Strategies I

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Aurora Sanfeliz and Niti Seth

Explore cognitive processes of bilingualism and strategies for reading and writing. 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 03

Reading Strategies

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Craig Rodgers

Learn to read strategically, effectively, and efficiently. A mini-version of the Harvard Course in Reading and Study Strategies. Register here.

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

 

2017 Feb 03

Post-Concussion Strategies & Coping Workshop

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Craig Rodgers

For Harvard College students who experience academic, social, or other aftereffects of a concussion. No registration.

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

2017 Feb 03

What Are You Doing with Your Life? (For Graduate Students)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Sheila Reindl and Frank McNamara

Weekly 90-minute meetings on Fridays, beginning early February, time TBD based on participants' availability. Join others in exploring questions of meaning, purpose, engagement, and motivation while reflecting on influences that have shaped your values, goals, and aspirations.

The group is full but you are welcome to sign up for the waitlist by emailing Frank McNamara - fmcnamara@bsc.harvard.edu

If you need special accommodations, please contact the … Read more about What Are You Doing with Your Life? (For Graduate Students)

2017 Feb 03

Returning to Harvard after Time Away

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

 

with Craig Rodgers

For Harvard College students. A group to discuss and get support about coming back to Harvard after time away. No registration.

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

2017 Feb 03

What Are You Doing with Your Life? (For Undergrads)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Sheila Reindl and Frank McNamara

Three 90-minute weekly meetings on Friday afternoons beginning early February; start date and time to be determined based on participants’ availability.

For Harvard College students. Join others in exploring questions of meaning, purpose, engagement, and motivation while reflecting on influences that have shaped your values, goals and aspirations. Call 617-495-2581 to schedule a 30-minute pre-group consultation.

If you need special accommodations, please contact the BSC at… Read more about What Are You Doing with Your Life? (For Undergrads)

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