Study Strategies Instruction

Do you find yourself asking...
  • "Why is Baylor so much harder than I expected?" ...

  • "How can I get all this reading done?" ...

  • "Why am I getting behind and how do I catch up?" ... 

  • "Why don't I have time to do everything?" ...

  • "Why are my test grades so low?"

  • "How could I have made that grade? I studied all night."

Take steps to improve your learning strategies and reduce your stress!
The following courses can help you gain the tools you need to succeed in your coursework.

STL 1200

Strategic Learning builds on the experience and academic abilities a student already has and targets the practical tools, information, strategies, academic skill development, critical thinking skills, and self-knowledge necessary for succeeding academically and earning a Baylor degree.

STL 1101

STL 1101 courses are designed to be for one elective hour of credit and graded on a Pass/Fail basis (does not calculate into the GPA).

Types of STL 1101 courses are listed below with a brief description.

  • Workshops - Are not currently being offered. Please check back later for more information.
    • The 5- to 10-week workshops are scheduled throughout the semester. Check "Course Listings" for topics, meeting day and time, and start dates. Workshops vary each semester. 
  • Independent Study
    • Complete an individualized, self-selected topic stemming from areas of personal growth and development, career goals, or personal interest.
  • Mentoring
    • Meet weekly with a trained mentor who can provide encouragement as well as specific academic guidance for using effective study strategies and productive self-management skills.

Check Course Listings online for meeting times and starting dates.