Make sure you're on the right path to completing your goals. Choose a major early. Make a Student Educational Plan. Talk to a counselor or faculty member for guidance.
Guidelines for creating an academic journal, including
Do you need help with memory? Check out our Memory Tool for a memory quiz, as well as tips to improve your memory.
Get help Scheduling for Success - make sure to include classes and study time, tutor sessions, study groups, work, internships, volunteer work, home responsibilities, recreation and personal responsibilities!
Keep track of what you do for an entire week, and then use this handout to analyze how you are using your time, where you are wasting time, and develop a plan to make improvements. Then, use the blank weekly schedule form to make sure you stay on track!
This work plan helps you determine the requirements of a long-term project and set up a personal schedule to complete it all by the due date.
This handy calendar already includes some of the important dates on Bakersfield College's campus - print it out and add your own information to keep yourself organized all semester!
Benefits of a study group include improving your understanding and increasing your confidence.
Preparing for your tests is important. We've created two guides to help you prepare for your tests. One is to help you figure out your test preparation strategies. The second will help you determine if your strategies worked, and will help you determine what you can change for your future tests.
Visit the Counseling Center to help you figure out what to do - and how to do it. There are also Major Workshops offered throughout the semester - check InsideBC (Student Tab) for more information.
Log in to InsideBC (Student Tab) and check out My Degree Path on the lower left hand side. It will show you a worksheet for an audit of the program you've selected in your most recent admission/update form. If you're actually pursuing a different degree and major, go to Window #1 in the Office of Admissions & Records to have your program changed.
You can also explore other options, by selecting "What-If" from the list on the left side of the page.
Click on a video to watch it on YouTube.
The following Critical Academic Skills workshops might be especially helpful for you:
Check InsideBC (Student Tab) or http://bcacademicdevelopmentdepartment.weebly.com/cas-workshops.html for dates and times.