Skill Development

Social Skills

Knowing how to interact with the people around you is an important element to success. Getting out of your study space and interacting with your fellow students is equally important to thriving in college as your academics. Socialization is just another skill that takes practice, and can make your college experience easier and more enjoyable.

Effective Communication: Improving your Social Skills (Anxiety Canada)
Succeed Socially ( – A free guide to getting past social awkwardness)
Improve Your Social Skills (
Improving Social Skills with Social Anxiety Disorder (
6 Common Challenges for New College Students with Social Skills Issues (
Social Skills for First-Year College Students (
Social Skills Training (SST) (
Essential Tips for Test Anxiety (

Coping Strategies

Having health-promoting coping strategies is important when experiencing any form of stress, be it academic stress, test anxiety, grief or loss, anxiety, depression or challenges in your life. Here are some useful links with some healthy coping strategies for managing life challenges.

Stress and Anxiety