REACH Student Success Seminars

Our online and on-site workshops are carefully crafted with your academic needs in mind to help you improve your academic life in a number of areas – from time management to becoming a disciplined student to preparing for final exams. Use the links in the sections below to enroll in our online seminars or request a free ticket to one of our on-site workshops.



Online Student Success Seminars

Our award winning Online Student Success Seminars allow you the opportunity to complete one of our seminar topics at your own leisure and pace. The interactive online seminars are available through the REACH Online Student Success Seminar Blackboard Course.

Topics Include:
The Quest For Time
A gamified approach to learning how to manage your time effectively

Becoming Savvy with Textbooks
Learn how to utilize reading systems and legitimate "shortcuts" that can help you get more from reading textbooks.

Taking Effective Notes
Learn viable options for taking notes in class and know what information to include in notes. Also understand why note taking is important and know how taking and using notes can increase your learning.

Acing the Test
Learn to organize, reinforce, rehearse, and distribute study to get maximum benefit from your efforts. 

Studying Smarter
Learn general study skills and metacognitive strategies that will help you study smarter and get more from your study time. 

Becoming a Disciplined Student
Learn how to set goals, prioritize and other strategies for getting the semester under control.

To request access the Blackboard course please use the Online Seminar Request Form

On-site Student Success Seminars

Our on-site Student Success Seminars are 50 minute sessions that focus on a variety of study skills topics. Each session takes place in Strickler 111 and is limited to 25 students per session. Registration is strongly encouraged. The following topics are offered for the Fall 2017 Semester.

Meeting the Challenge of Time
Ideas, suggestions and strategies for managing your busy schedule.
Register for:
Meeting the Challenge of Time

Becoming Savvy with Textbooks
Learn how to utilize reading systems and legitimate "shortcuts" that can help you get more from reading textbooks.
Register for:
Becoming Savvy with Textbooks

Taking Effective Notes
Learn viable options for taking notes in class and know what information to include in notes. Also understand why note taking is important and know how taking and using notes can increase your learning.
Register for:
Taking Effective Notes

Acing the Test
Learn to organize, reinforce, rehearse, and distribute study to get maximum benefit from your efforts. 
Register for:
Acing the Test

Studying Smarter
Learn general study skills and metacognitive strategies that will help you study smarter and get more from your study time. 
Register for:
Studying Smarter

Becoming a Disciplined Student
Learn how to set goals, prioritize and other strategies for getting the semester under control.
Register for:
Becoming a Disciplined Student

Preparing for Finals
Examine strategies and systems that can help you maximize your efforts and study methods for final exams.
Register for:
Preparing for Finals


REACH "How To" Guides

The REACH How-To Guides provide quick bites of study skills information to get your started on the path to becoming a successful student at UofL. Use the how to guides to get started and then join us online or on-site for a more detailed approach to academic success.

How to Guide: Successful Time Management
How to Guide: Taking Effective Notes
How to Guide: Textbook Reading
How to Guide: Preparing for Finals