Academic Success and Self-Help
College life gets complicated and stressful for everyone at times, but it doesn't have to adversely affect your academic performance. We have listed several issues and resources below that we feel can be helpful.
Oftentimes, the educational issues below can be resolved without professional help. If you still need help after using the resources below, please call (734) 677-5102 to make an appointment or stop by in in person. Counseling & Career Planning is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Building and is typically open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 6:30pm and Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
You may find the following links helpful:
What it Takes to Get to and Through College
Experiencing College Stress? (PDF)
Is that stress feeling overwhelming? Click here. (PDF)
Want to learn about Math Anxiety (PDF) and what to do about it?
Do you experience test anxiety? Watch this great 11 minute video for information and helpful strategies.
Want to learn about Perfectionism (PDF) and how to overcome it if it's affecting you?
If you or some you know is struggling you are not alone. Join MTVU, MTV's 24-hour college network and the Jed Foundation which explores college students’ emotional health in their Emotional Health 101 video.
Half of Us is a great resource to find ways take control of your emotional health; to use an anonymous screening tool to check your emotional health; to learn how to help a friend because you’re worried about him or her; and to get connected to get help for yourself or a friend.
A helpful, very comprehensive online resource regarding educational issues is The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection.
A part of The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection mentioned above is a great series of links submitted by various colleges and universities around the country on Test Taking Tips.