Academic Toolbox

The Advising Success Center has developed this toolbox of documents and links to help you improve your academic skills.

Time Management and Organizational Tools

  • 10 Tips for Time Management
    Tips to manage your study time more effectively.
  • Using a Daily Planner
    A key way to manage your time is through the use of a daily planner. Learn how to use it effectively.
  • Activity Log
    Download this activity log which helps you get a picture of how you spend your time.
  • Priority Task Sheet
    Download this task sheet to help you manage your assignments and tasks according to priority. Download contains log form and directions for use.

Study Skills Assessments

  • Online Study Skills Inventory
    Discover your study strengths and weaknesses with this free assessment of your study skills with tips for improvement.
  • Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire
    Free online assessment of your learning style with study skill strategies based on your personal learning style.
  • StrengthsQuest
    Assess your top five innate talents and use the online resources to develop your academic strengths in college.

Successful Study Strategies

GPA Calculators

  • Calculate Semester GPA
    Calculate your semester GPA in order to assess your academic progress.
  • Raising Your GPA
    Use this calculator to see what you may need to earn this semester to raise your cumulative GPA goal.

Academic Success Planning

The Academic Success Plan consist of both a Student Development Plan and a Student Enrollment Plan.

  • Student Development Plan
    The Student Development Plan identifies areas of student challenges and ways to support student challenges. The Student Development Plan is specifically developed for students conditionally admitted to the university or those placed on academic warning or academic probation.
  • Student Enrollment Plan
    The Student Enrollment Plan is a semester by semester map of your enrollment at BSU.