Weigh the "W"! Pledge to pass your classes.
If you say or write your goals, you are more likely to achieve these goals.
Plan for the full semester.
Guidelines for creating an academic journal, including
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Can't find what you're looking for on campus? Use these guides!
Do you need help with memory? Check out our Memory Tool for a memory quiz, as well as tips to improve your memory.
I resolve never to quit, never to give up no matter what the circumstances, for as long as it takes to pass this class because I'm worth it.
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.
Knowing what's in a syllabus is often the key to survival in a course. See if you can answer these questions by looking at the syllabus for each of your courses (write N/A/ for any item that is not relevant). If you'd like to print off these questions, click here to download a copy.
The Academic Development department offers courses designed to help students develop the skills they need to succeed. Visit http://bcacademicdevelopmentdepartment.weebly.com/courses.html for more information on courses.
|ACDV B190||Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities|
|ACDV B195||Word Processing for Students with Disabilities|
|ACDV B201A||Communication Skills: Reading|
|ACDV B201B||Communication Skills: Writing|
|ACDV B280||Supervised Tutoring|
|ACDV B281A||Supervised Tutoring/Computer: Reading|
|ACDV B281B||Supervised Tutoring/Computer: Writing|
|ACDV B281C||Supervised Tutoring/Computer: Math|
|ACDV B5||Tutor Training and Practicum|
|ACDV B50||Reading for Academic Success|
|ACDV B55||First Year Student Success (Fall Semester Only!)|
|ACDV B5A||Tutor Training and Practicum|
|ACDV B62||Developing Basic Reading Skills|
|ACDV B68||Basic Writing Development|
|ACDV B70A||Study Skills: Time Management|
|ACDV B70B||Study Skills: Notetaking|
|ACDV B70C||Study Skills: Textbook Reading|
|ACDV B70D||Study Skills: Test Taking|
|ACDV B70E||Study Skills: Memory|
|ACDV B70F||Study Skills: Vocabulary|
|ACDV B78||Understanding Basic Math|
|ACDV B91||Communication Skills|
|LRNC B303||Stories of America: ACDV/HIST|
C.A.S. Workshops are free to all BC students, and you can just drop in whenever a course fits your schedule. Workshops are offered on the BC Panorama Campus and the Delano Campus.
You don't even need to make an appointment. To find a workshop that best suits your needs, check the monthly C.A.S. below or keep an eye out for our colorful fliers.
Each workshop offers active learning activities and some individual assistance. Just make sure to arrive on time since latecomers are not admitted.
Check back later this semester to view schedules and information, or check InsideBC (Student Tab) or http://bcacademicdevelopmentdepartment.weebly.com/cas-workshops.html.
|BC Writing Center
Bakersfield College's assistance to students isn't just academic - we offer a wide range of resources to help students.