Strategies · Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Tutors

How to Organize Your Life: Part 2

By Elizabeth Hansen, Team Yellow Master Tutor This is Part 2 of our series on Organization and Time Management. Check out Part 1, where Elizabeth talks about scheduling and using an online calendar! SYSTEM TWO: Due Dates & To Dos For due date and to do lists, I like to use a physical, paper planner.… Continue reading How to Organize Your Life: Part 2

Strategies · Stress · Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Tutors

How To Organize Your Life, and Actually Stick With It

By Elizabeth Hansen, Team Yellow Master Tutor This is Part 1 of our series on Organization and Time Management. Check out Part 2, where Elizabeth expands on her to-do lists and how to stay organized! With the start of a new semester, students go in with an idealistic mindset of magical color-coding systems and spending hours… Continue reading How To Organize Your Life, and Actually Stick With It

Strategies · Student Success · Thoughts from Tutors

Active Note Taking: Part 2

By Lindyn Davis – Master Tutor Team Orange This is Part 2 of our series on note-taking strategies. Check out Part 1 here, where we looked at note-taking strategies in both written and electronic format! As we saw in Part 1, both hand writing and electronic note-taking have their merits. However, it’s up to the student to… Continue reading Active Note Taking: Part 2

Strategies · Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Tutors

Active Note Taking: Part 1

By Lindyn Davis – Master Tutor Team Orange This is just Part 1 of our series on note-taking strategies. Come back for Part 2 soon, where she will break down 4 tips to take your notes to the next level!  The first step to success in college is to actually attend class. The second step to… Continue reading Active Note Taking: Part 1

Misc Posts · Student Success · Texas Tech

Welcome Back – Spring 2018

Welcome back to Texas Tech! The Spring 2018 semester just kicked off, and the campus is once again full of life and energy after a cold Winter Break! We are so happy and excited to see both new and returning faces at the TECHniques Center, and we can’t wait to see all the wonderful accomplishments… Continue reading Welcome Back – Spring 2018

Roundups · Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Counselors

Why Giving to the TECHniques Center on #GivingTuesday (and any other day of the year) Matters

By Brandi Willis Schreiber This year, the TECHniques Center and Student Disability Services will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, for the first time. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the busy shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season when… Continue reading Why Giving to the TECHniques Center on #GivingTuesday (and any other day of the year) Matters

Stress · Student Success · Thoughts from Tutors

Tips to Stay Motivated during the Mid-Semester Lull

By Landon Breeding – Master Tutor Team Purple The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and the motivation to go study is getting smaller. Welcome to the mid-semester lull! The mid-semester lull is familiar to all college students; where summer break seems like a distant memory and Christmas break feels like a… Continue reading Tips to Stay Motivated during the Mid-Semester Lull