• Connections: The Growth Mindset Approach to Success

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  • Step by Step: Success for Today's Student

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  • Class Activity: ACES Initial Report

    Goal: Familiarize your students with ACES and have them reflect on their personal scores, considering both their strengths and their areas for improvement. Note: Your students will need access to LaunchPad a...
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  • The New ACES Progress Report - Coming Fall 2019

    Since we first launched the ACES self-assessment back in 2016, we’ve seen program after program make the simple decision to give each one of their students, on their first days of college, one of the most powerf...
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  • Video Assignment: The Procrastination System

    The Procrastination System     Type: TED Talk Topic(s): procrastination, writing, completing projects Search Terms: TED Talk Tim Urban Master Procrastinator Video Title: Inside the Mind ...
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  • Tech Tuesday: Apps We Love for Instructors and Students

    It’s #TechTuesday! Here are 10 useful and free apps we love for both instructors and students to live informed, balanced, simplified, and successful lifestyles: Alarmy Some of us just aren’t morning peop...
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  • How a Growth Mindset can bring you Closer to Your Goals

    Maybe you’re like me: Determined to finish your biggest project, but struggling to get things done. For students, this may be especially true with writing papers. In college, when it came to term papers, I’...
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  • Class Activity: Paper Cup Icebreaker

    For this exercise, you will need a package of mini Dixie cups and toothpicks. Follow the steps for this exercise and follow up with a discussion of the experience. Students will find it not only amusing but also eye o...
    Bethany Gordon
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  • Class Activity: Comparing Class Schedules

    Goal: Have students work together to understand time management and design more time-efficient schedules for the next term.   Time: Ten minutes   In small groups, have your students share their c...
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  • Video Assignment: Time Management

                                Video title: Effective Time Management Topic(s): Time management, procrastination Search terms: video effective time ma...
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  • Class Activity: Managing Distractions

    Divide students into small groups of three or four. Within each group, assign roles. One will play the role of a student trying to study. The others should provide potential distractions—a roommate who wants to ...
    Bethany Gordon
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  • Trello: A great project tool for college and beyond

    Learning more about the College Success course over the past two years has helped me recognize the tools and strategies I use that have contributed to my success in my career. One of the things I truly pride myself on...
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  • How can a Bullet Journal help you be more successful?

    Time management and organization are important skills to be successful, and finding a system that works for me has been a struggle. I often find that my to-do lists either get too cluttered to be effective or I lose t...
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  • Video Assignment: Procrastination (Big Bang Theory #1)

      Video title: The Big Bang Theory-Back to the Future Topic(s): Procrastination Search terms: video big bang theory procrastination Time (of video): 2:58 Posted by: The Big Bang Theory Date posted: October 13, 20...
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  • Class Activity: Efffective Time Management Discussion

    This activity and discussion gives students a visual perspective of where and how well they are managing their time. Have students list twenty tasks they need to complete in the next two weeks. They should number the...
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  • Video Assignment: Procrastination

      Video title: time management Rock Video Topic(s): Time management, procrastination Search terms: video time management rock video Time (of video): 3:56 Posted by: rneidertjatc26 Date posted: August 29, 2012 &#...
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  • Paul Gore answers, "Why did you create this book?"

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  • What is the Personal Success Plan?

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  • How do ACES & Connections work together?

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