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On Friday, September 25th A grade of U or S will be issued for all 1ooo and 2ooo level courses to indicate if you are currently passing the course at the “midterm” of the semester. If you receive 2 or more midterm U’s you need to meet with me www.advising.iac.gatech.edu as soon as possible. There are many resources also on campus to assist you with your academic success from tutoring, mentoring to workshops and counseling. I can help you plug into these resources and offer assistance if you are considering dropping a course or change a course grade mode from graded to pass/fail.
Friday, October 16th!!!
- Last day to drop individual courses with a grade of “W” by 11:59 pm ET.
- Last day to apply for grade substitution.
- Last day to change grade mode from letter grade to pass/fail (and vice versa). No changes to audit mode permitted after the last day of registration.www.catalog.gatech.edu/rules/10a.php
Good Resources and Workshops:
September 29th PLAYING GAMES WITH YOUR STUDY SKILLS. 3-4pm Room 321 Student Center or Wednesday September 30th 3-4pm Room 321 Student Center (attend one session only).
Explore ways to learn and organize nre mateial for maximum retention.
September 30th Stressbusters – (6:00 AM – 7:00 AM) Counseling Center
Do you have trouble meeting new people? Do you feel anxious when you are preparing to talk to a professor or give a presentation in a class? This one-hour workshop will provide tips on how to manage anxiety in social and academic situations and teach a relaxation exercise.
October 1st Overcoming the Stressors of Perfectionism & Procrastination – (7:00 AM – 8:00 AM) Main Library- Wilby Room (lower level)
Perfectionism and procrastination are key ingredients in recipe for stress and also for inefficiency. In this workshop, students will learn some strategies for overcoming perfectionism and for putting an end to procrastination, thereby decreasing their overall stress.
October 8th Don’t Believe Everything You Think – Using Logic to Address your Stress – (7:00 AM – 8:00 AM) Main Library – Wilby Room (lower level)
This workshop will help participants develop skills in recognizing and changing thought patterns that cause unnecessary stress an suffering. These skills are based on the principles of cognitive therapy, which have been shown to be effective in reducing stress and increasing well-being. Facilitated by Eric Moschella.
October 12th TO DROP OR NOT TO DROP: MAKING INFORMED ACADEMIC DECISIONS- Crescent Room Student Center (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM)
This interactive panel discussion will help you navigate the drop decision process and arrive at a conclusion that is right for you. Facilitated by Dana Hartley.
one-on-one tutoring– which is great because its on your own time and you can keep switching tutors as needed.http://www.successprograms.gatech.edu/academic_support/plugins/content/index.php?id=28
Academic Coaching is available to any Georgia Tech undergraduate student with an interest in developing their academic skills. Students can meet with one of our coaches on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis to review progress and develop study and time management skills. The individualized sessions are designed to help students set academic goals and remain focused on achieving them. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 404.894.1970
Other Academic Resource Links: http://www.successprograms.gatech.edu/academic_support/plugins/content/index.php?id=6