The College Experience

2017 Apr 10

Diversabilities - Harvard Faculty With Learning Disorders

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Forum Room, Lamont Library

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 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 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 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

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.

2016 Oct 21

Maximizing Your Approach to Learning

1:30pm to 2:45pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Claire Shindler

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

2016 Oct 03

Bilingual Group

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Aurora Sanfeliz and Niti Seth

Weekly meetings beginning October 3.

A space for students to share and learn from one another’s experiences of bilingualism and multilingualism in the academic setting. Consider insights and options that bilingualism and multilingualism afford and generate strategies for challenges that bilingualism might present in academic endeavors such as reading, writing, and public speaking. 

 

2016 Sep 26

Study Skills for the Bilingual Mind

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Aurora Sanfeliz and Niti Seth

Explore cognitive processes of bilingualism and strategies for reading, writing, and public speaking/presentation in academic settings. Includes an introduction to techniques and approaches to enhance the learning experience for bilingual students at Harvard. 

In addition to this workshop, check out the weekly Bilingualism Group where students share their journey of bilingualism at Harvard.

If you need special accommodations, please contact the … Read more about Study Skills for the Bilingual Mind

2016 Oct 05

Speaking Up in Class

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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.

2016 Sep 30

Unpacking: A Workshop for Students Coming Back from Studying Abroad, Internships and Fellowships

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Aurora Sanfeliz and SungLim Shin

This workshop provides a space for students to share their experiences away from Harvard while studying abroad, completing an internship or a fellowship in and outside the USA. Students will also reflect on the impact of this time away on their views of themselves and the world around them. 

2016 Oct 07

Peak Performance

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Craig Rodgers

Learn strategies and techniques to optimize results in one or more domains of your life.

2016 Sep 23

Returning to Harvard After Time Away

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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. 

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

2015 Dec 04

Preparing for January: Senior Thesis Workshop

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

BSC, 5 Linden Street

with Sheila Reindl and Claire Shindler

Develop a plan for your senior thesis work in January. Learn effective writing strategies and ways to manage your time and energy. 

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