Success Zone


Welcome to MCLA's Success Zone!  Here you will find free study skill resources covering topics such as time management and test preparation. We have also listed upcoming Study Skill Workshops and uploaded our most popular Study Skill "Snippets"  for you to review from the comfort of your own study space.  

Skills Resources

Why are study skills so important? 

Learning study skills will not only help you in college, they will help you succeed in life. Good study skills can increase your confidence and self-esteem and improve your ability to learn and retain knowledge.

We have put together some resources for you below. We hope that you visit here often. 


Exam Prep Resources

Create Successful Study Habits

Notetaking Strategies

Tips on Problem Solving

Memory Techniques

Time Management

Stress Management

Tips for Online Learning


Academic Skills Workshops

Need a clue on how to successfully manage your time, study effectively, implement self-care strategies, or combat test anxiety?  A series of workshops are offered each semester by the  Academic Support and Disability Recource Office and are virtual through Teams.  See link below. 

Spring 2021 Study Skills Zone Workshops



Success Coaching



Creating Your Schedule                                                                  Dont miss anymore deadlines!

Combating Zoom Fatigue                                                              Learn to increase video call stamina  

Procrastination Busters                                                                    Learn stategies for "busting out"    

Taking Organized and Effective Notes                                          Ten important tips! 

Tips for Talking With Your Instructors,                                     Office hours are for you! 

Test Taking Tips                                                                                   5 Test Taking Strategies

Time Management Tips                                                                Have time to do everything you need to do. 





Eldridge Hall, top level 413.662.5314
Visit us online via chat, email or Teams 

Monday through Friday, 8:30 - 4:45
Evening hours by appointment

Cassie Rochelo
Academic Support Coordinator
Success Coach
413 662 5494

Cindy MacDonald
Associate Director of Academic Support & Disability Resources
Success Coach

Donna Poulton
Administrative Assistant
Academic Support