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ASK
Students in ASK program

BCC is now offering students a new tool for sharpening academic and personal skills for college success.
ASK, an acronym for Academic Success Know-How, includes a series of narrated, interactive workshops that focus on topics in the categories of academic exploration, personal management, and learning to learn. Each narrated presentation is approximately 20 minutes long. In addition, students can work at their own pace to complete interactive exercises that are embedded within the videos. The following titles are included:

What It Takes To Be A Successful Student
Study Tips and Note-Taking Strategies
  Test Anxiety & Test-Taking Strategies
Understanding & Avoiding Plagiarism
  Understanding and Conquering Procrastination 
Time Management: Strategies For Success
Overcoming Procrastination: Causes & Cures
Stress Management Techniques
  Pre-Writing Techniques: Planning & Idea Development
Developing a Strong Thesis Statement
Drafting Introductions, Body Paragraphs & Conclusions
The Revision Process: How To Proofread & Edit Your Writing
Reading Comprehension Strategies

The workshops can be easily accessed from the Academics tab on BCC's home page, by scrolling down to Academic Services and Support and clicking on ASK (StudentLingo Success Modules). They are also available from this link: http://www.studentlingo.com/berkshire