Carnegie Mellon University

Student Academic Success Center

Office of the Vice Provost for Education

I'm a CMU student and I need advice on...

It's normal to feel like you're having to sacrifice something in college, whether it's your school work, sleep, or social life. Many of these problems can be eliminated or alleviated through time management, stress reduction, and strategies to combat procrastination. Follow the steps below to find advice on practical, time-tested strategies that can help you not only in college, but throughout your post-college career as well!

How does it work?

Step 1: Identify a PROBLEM you encounter in your learning.
Step 2: Identify possible REASONS for the problem
Step 3: Explore STRATEGIES to address the problem.

line drawing of monthly calendarSchedule a 30 Minute Consultation

This site supplements our 1-on-1 consultations. Staff members are available Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00pm EST for a virtual consultation to help get you connected to the appropriate resource or resources.

Many thanks to Nancy Geronian (DC'13) and Lauren H. Williams (PW'15) for their contributions to this project.