REACH Hackademic Series

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 Hackademic Series Seminars - Fall/Spring/Summer

Our award winning Online Hackademic Series workshops allow you the opportunity to complete one of our topics at your own leisure and pace. The interactive online workshops are available through the REACH Online Hackademic Series Workshops Blackboard Course. Get the flyer.

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. 

Unlocked: 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 Workshop Request Form

On-site Hackademic Series - Fall


Our on-site workshops are 50 minute sessions that focus on a variety of study skills topics. Each session takes place in BAB 248 and is limited to 25 students per session. Onsite workshops are only offered during the fall semester.
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Time Management
Ideas, suggestions and strategies for managing your busy schedule.
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Time Management

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

Note Taking
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:
Note Taking

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

Apps/Techs for Studying
Learn about apps and technology that can help you study better as a student at the University of Louisville
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Apps/Techs for Studying

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

Final Exams
Examine strategies and systems that can help you maximize your efforts and study methods for final exams.
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Final Exams


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