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Do you Procrastinate?

Here is helpful tips to reduce and manage procrastination. Feel free to drop some comments if you found the information helpful.

Tuesday Tip: Using Academic Resources

During times of distress, students may be reluctant to ask for help. BMCC has various offices, centers, services, and academic departments that provide programs, support and resources that are available to students. You may not need them right away, some may not need at all. Here’s a list of options and where to find the services.

Thoughtful Thursday: Roadmap to Taking the LASSI

What Is LASSI?

The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) is a 64-question assessment that measures factors that influence your academic performance. The LASSI takes 10-15 minutes to complete.

After completing the LASSI, a two-page report will be displayed listing your scores for each of ten scales. Your scores should help you understand more about yourself and how you compare to others who have taken this assessment. With these results you and the help of your Academic Success Advocate you can take steps to make meaningful improvements to your learning and study skills; personal tools that impact your success as a student.

Now, let’s get you started.

As Told By: Iqra

Here is a story from a former BMCC student Iqra who successfully regained good academic standing.

Motivation Monday: Reset Your Mind

A growth mindset feeds on difficulty and the conviction that, despite setbacks, you always have more potential than you realize. Knowing that learning opportunities are always present and not time-limited is the essence of having a growth mindset. This October learn to paint, or knit, try a 30-day challenge or anything else that excites you! In the meantime check out these videos below for more information on what it means to have a growth mindset.

1.) Growth Mindset

2.) What Having a “Growth Mindset” Actually Means