Monthly Archives: March 2011

The ERC gets a new home in 2012.

The Center for Student Services, a six-story building that will rest on the corner of Deerfield Street and Bay State Road, will bring together key student services programs that are currently scattered throughout campus. The new building will house the Educational Resource Center and the Center for Career Development as well as key CAS student […]

PY 106 on BUniverse

Check out this instructional video for PY 106 on BUniverse. If you want to see more, check out these other BUniverse videos from the Physics department. The ERC offers peer tutoring in about 150 100-level and 200-level courses (including PY106). If you decide to request a peer tutor, check out the peer tutoring page on […]

Know Thyself: What’s your Learning Style?

Being a “good” student really means being consistent, but if certain study techniques aren’t working for you, it might be time to re-evaluate the way you study. ¬†Flash cards aren’t for everyone, for example and some students may learn better by reciting terms or concepts out loud. This Sensory Preference Self Test will help you […]

Studying to get to Spring Break

Everyone has a midterm ritual he or she follows *. Mike personally studies for a few hours with snack breaks and possibly even moving camp. I, however, hunker down in one spot, plug in my headphones to and eat as many pretzel m&m’s as possible. During the Spring semester, it always seems harder to […]

Jot This Down: How to Take Better Notes

Taking notes in class is underrated. If you find yourself scrawling illegibly on the page, or worse,find yourself dusting off your notebook come exam time, read on. Most students write notes out in the classic outline format. If it works for you, stick to it, but your notes might come alive if you really paint […]

Manage Your Time Wisely: One Day at a Time

How often do you look back on your week and wonder where all your time went? You had a blast, but somehow that paper didn’t get written. There’s a test coming up next week and you haven’t even started studying. The secret to managing your time wisely is to assess what you did and didn’t […]

Is this a good place to study? Take the Quiz!!

With a special thanks to the Division of Student Affairs Study Environment Analysis The purpose of this inventory is to help you evaluate the three places you study most frequently. Begin by identifying these three locations in the blanks below. List them in the order in which you use them most frequently.¬†Then answer each question […]