Academic Success Support
Academic Success Coaching
The Academic Success Coaching Program is a resource available to all GWSB students who may be experiencing academic challenges or could benefit from individualized or group support to reach their academic goals. GWSB students can meet one-on-one with an Academic Success Coach and/or attend the various success workshops offered throughout the academic year.
One-On-One Academic Success Coaching
GWSB students can meet individually with an academic success coach to receive individualized support in areas such as college preparedness, creating academic goals, study skills, time management, identifying distractions, or other various challenges. Students can make an appointment to speak with their Academic Success Coach directly from the Advising Center scheduling page.
Academic Success Workshops
The GWSB Academic Success Workshops will help students refresh and discover critical skills for college. Workshops focus on a variety of topics from time management and writing better research papers, to acing presentations and becoming a pro communicator. Each week will cover a specific skill to aid in creating academic journeys that are a smashing success. The workshop topics are listed below. You must click the Registration link to view specific workshop dates and times.
- February 2022 Workshop
February 28th - 3pm - DUQ 451: Academic Writing and Research: Academic Writing is a totally different beast. How do I find articles? Where do the citations go? WHAT is a purdue owl?! Learn all of this and more at the "Basics of Academic Writing" workshop. (Bring your own paper rough draft for extra fun!)
- March 2022 Workshops
March 1st - 2pm - DUQ 356: Studying Strategies: Do you sit down with your books, turn on Netflix, and try to study through osmosis? Let's learn a better way! Studying tips and tricks, with a focus on preparing for assessments, that will ACTUALLY work.
March 3rd - 10am - DUQ 451: Time Management: Sleeping past your alarm? Forgetting an assignment until the last minute? Always think you have way more time for studying than you do? We can help! Let us help you create the ideal daily routine to maximize your time without leaving you totally drained.
- April 2022 Workshops
April 4th - 3pm - DUQ 451: How to Build a Community: GW has 11,000 students. How am I supposed to find "my people?" At this workshop, we will help you navigate all of the different organizations, clubs, extracurriculars and communities at GW. Finding your people doesn't have to be hard if you know where to start!
April 7th - 11am - DUQ 356: Stress Management & Mental Health: Healthy stress management begins with planning ahead. Learn tips and tricks to steadily and successfully deal with your stress in our Stress Management workshop.
April 26th - 2pm - DUQ 451: Finals Prep Workshop: Come work with Academic Success Coaches to prepare for finals! Bring notecards, textbooks, notes, etc. and work with us to create a study strategy, review guide, or just have some study time with professional assistance!
April 28th - 10am - DUQ 451: Finals Prep Workshop: Come work with Academic Success Coaches to prepare for finals! Bring notecards, textbooks, notes, etc. and work with us to create a study strategy, review guide, or just have some study time with professional assistance!
The following university resources are available to you as a GW student to utilize during your time at GW. These resources will help support you with your academics, engagement, and overall wellbeing. If you have a question about a particular resource, please be sure to reach out to their office directly.