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Peer Tutoring, Study Tables and Math Lab

The Student Success Center makes every effort to provide peer tutoring services for most traditional undergraduate courses free of charge.
Are you looking for a peer tutor? Complete the Tutor Request Form.
To learn more about writing assistance, please see The Writing Center page .
Are you looking to set up a writing tutoring appointment? Complete the Writing Assistance Request Form.
Additional online tutoring resources are available with Khan Academy.

Throughout the academic year, study tables will meet in the Student Success Center. Watch the Student Success Calendar to see when these study tables will meet. 
The Math Lab meets throughout the academic year on Tuesday and Thursdays from 7p-9p. Feel free to come for the whole time or drop in as you are able for assistance. The Math Lab will meet in the Student Success Center on the second floor of the Lindner Tower.
YouTube on Judson's eLearn
Judson's Projected 3 year Calendar
Time Management Worksheet
Plan out your priorities so you don't forget deadlines. Looking for more ways to be effective with your time? Come and connect with the staff in the Student Success Center.
Helpful Links from Judson's IT
How is your time utilized?
Study Guides and Strategies provides a way for you to fill in what you are doing with the 24 hours you are given each day. See where most of your 86400 seconds each day is being used!
Avoiding Procrastination
Study Guides and Strategies provides tips on how to avoid procrastination. 
Student Success Center Calendar of Events
When are workshops offered? When are career events lined up? When is the Math Lab? These events and others can be found on the Student Success Calendar.
TurnIt In Feedback Studio Student Manual and Guide
Test Taking Tips

Here are tips from experts in the field on how to prepare and take tests!

Elgin and Transportation
Elgin's Gail Borden Library
Want to go off campus to study or find more resources for that paper? Check out Elgin's public library.
City of Elgin
Learn more about the city you now call home!
Downtown Elgin
Metra Train
Need to get somewhere?There are two train stations in Elgin. 
Pace Bus Information
Learn where the Pace Bus can take you.
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GEN203 Peer Student Mentor

Here is the job description and application for students interested in being a Peer Student Mentor for incoming students enrolled in GEN101.

EXTENDED deadline for applying: March 1, 2018

PSM 2018-2019 Job Description (.doc, 346K)
GEN101 Peer Student Mentor (PSM) Application (.doc, 53K)

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are due to Jaimee Bartha at no later than March 1, 2018.

GEN203 Career Student Mentor
Career Student Mentor Job Description (.docx, 24K)
Career Student Mentor Application (.docx, 12K)
Student Success Center Resources
Student Success Center Power Point (.ppt, 373K)
Transitional Resources
Path to a Successful Judson Eagle! (.doc, 48K)
The first six weeks is crucial to your college success!
Key to Course Schedule (.docx, 13K)
Building abbreviations and keys on your course schedule.
Book Tips (.docx, 13K)
Differences between College and High School (.docx, 18K)
Adapted and used with permission by Southern Methodist University.
Strategies for Success
SMART Goals (.docx, 15K)
You can't achieve your goals if you don't set them!
Cornell Note Taking (.pdf, 280K)
Used with permission from Oregon State University.
Text Anxiety Strategies: Before and During the Test (.pdf, 282K)
Used with permission from Oregon State University
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Procrastination-Why, oh why, do we procrastinate?
Check out Tim Urban's YouTube on Procrastination

Grit-What is it? Do I have it? Learn more about Grit from Angela Duckworth via her TED Talk .
Find out where you land on the GRIT scale HERE.

Growth vs. Fixed Mindset-You CAN improve!
Now that you know more about a fixed and growth mindset? Which do you gravitate toward? Take the mindset test HERE to find out and learn how you CAN increase your mindset.
Learn about the POWER POSE from Amy Cuddy to build confidence. 

We live in a diverse world. Learn more about Introverts from Susan Cain .