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Academic Excellence Workshops

AAAC provides workshops in the library group study area. We also provide our workshops online for you to view on your own time.

Academic Excellence Workshops are offered in the library group study area.
For more information, contact Lisa Haydon at 415.257.1317 or


Test-Taking Strategies

Tuesday, February 10th

Wednesday, March 18th

Tuesday, April 21st

4:00-5:00 pm

4:00-5:00 pm

4:00-5:00 pm

Address the Stress

Wednesday, February 25th

Monday, April 6th

4:00-5:00 pm

4:00 -5:00 pm

How to Study for Final Exams Thursday, April 16th
4:00-5:00 pm
Health & Wellness Wednesday, October 15th
4:00-5:00 pm
Time Management & Organization Thursday, February 5th
4:00-5:00 pm

Workshop Descriptions

Test-taking Strategies: Prepare for a test and analyze all parts of an exam. The best ways to approach answering multiple choice questions, writing essays, and taking true or false exams. Analyze examples of real test questions.

Health and Wellness: Minimize stress and improve energy and well-being while getting good grades. 

Time Management and Organization: Learn organizational and time management skills. Learn about your individual organizational style and what actually will work for your personality type.

Address the Stress: Learn how to avoid or take control of stress in your life so you can study, rest, and have fun while getting excellent grades in college.

How to Study for Finals: Just what is says. Helpful tips that really work when studying for final exams.

Online Academic Excellence Workshops

Test-Taking Strategies: Learn how to prepare for and analyze all parts of an exam.

How to Write a Literature Review: The complete basics for understanding and writing literature reviews in this step-by-step workshop.

How to Write an Abstract: Write a research abstract to use in submitting research documents for course work or publication, and for preparation for formal presentations. For all majors.

Fearless Test-Taking: Effectively stop test anxiety and improve your grades. 

APA Documentation Style: Learn the basics of using APA in your research papers.

MLA Documentation Style: Learn the basics of using MLA in your research papers. 3

Turabian (Chicago) Documentation StyleLearn the basics of using Turabian in your research papers.

Goal Setting and Time Management: Formulate, organize, and achieve your goals in a timely manner. Overcome procrastination by creating and following a weekly schedule.

How to Master a Science Text: Best strategies for reading scientific texts, finishing all the reading, and retaining information.

Studying for Finals: Improve your overall preparation for your exams. Move past your procrastination and gain new skills.

How to Study Math: Learn practical study habits to better approach math in and out of the classroom.

Creating a Personal Budget: Learn to create and follow a personal budget and manage your college expenses through our partnership with a student financial planning organization. 

The following are offered per student or faculty request

How to Read a Philosophy Text: Best strategies for reading philosophical texts, finishing all the reading, and retaining information. 

Plagiarize? Not me! What is, and is not plagiarism? What are the consequences of plagiarizing at Dominican? Learn to define, identify, and avoid plagiarism in your papers.

SPSS: Learn the basics about using SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) to compute means, standard deviations, correlations, and t-tests. By appointment only.

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