Study Skills & Enrichment Programming

Project Success

Project SuccessProject Success is a free multi-week, study-skills course which teaches Penn College students how to learn more effectively.

Any student can benefit from learning how to study more efficiently. This class, which does not require a textbook or homework, will benefit returning adult students, recent high school graduates, and transfer students alike. You will get a lot out of this class to help you in your other classes.

Topics include:

  • Time Management
  • Textbook Skills
  • Memorization Strategies
  • Test Taking
  • Test Preparation
  • Learning Styles
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Note Taking

N2K (Need To Know) Workshops

The N2K series of drop-in, study-skills workshops are offered throughout the semester. Time sensitive, these "themed" workshops are scheduled in response to the needs of students at that particular time in the semester. During any particular semester, N2K series could include:

  • Re-Grouping After a Bad Start
  • Getting Ready for Mid-Term Exams
  • Writing Week
  • Preparing for the End of the Semester

H2O (How To Online) Workshops

These online workshops and tutorials (available on the myPCT Portal) offer advice and tips on being a successful Penn College student. H2O offerings include:

  • Manage Your GPA - strategies to manage your GPA
  • Time and Self Management - creating a weekly routine and developing skills
  • Note Taking Skills - an introduction to note taking at the college level
  • Calculator Tutorial - tutorial on the basics of calculator information to make daily usage easier


"You give out so many different ways to do things that there is always something useful to everyone."

"Time management helped me the most - those lists work wonders!"

"I learned a lot from this class and will use it for the rest of my college years!"

"My friends are already asking when it starts again!"

"You learn about everything that a college student stresses over."

"I recommended it to the other students in my construction class."

"I wish the school would have made me take this course in my first semester. I feel that it would have bettered my chances at being prepared for the adjustment from high school to college."

"I found the stress management class most helpful due to the fact I was a nervous wreck before then."

"You learn a lot about yourself and how you can get better grades by just changing the way you study."

"It's helped me study better. I've been able to focus more. I'm sure my test scores have improved."

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