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Announcements:

CLICK HERE to view the private tutor list for summer 2014.

May 10 - Sept 6 CLOSED for Summer Break

Don't know where to start?

Email us at success@tulane.edu 

Fall/Spring Hours:

Sundays:

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Mondays through Thursdays:

9:00am - 9:00pm

Fridays:

9:00am - 5:00pm

Closed Saturdays & university holidays.

Make an Appointment:

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meet with a success coach

Other Resources:

Academic Advising Center

Goldman Office of Disabilty Services

Career Center

Honors

CELT

Student Support Services

Counseling and Psychological Services

Housing & Residence Life

Student Health Center

Contact Us:
Tulane Academic Success Center
First Floor – Science & Engineering Lab Complex
Building #14

(504) 865-5103
success@tulane.edu

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Self Assessment

Getting to know yourself—your interests, your skills, and your values, is the first step toward deciding on a major and a career.  Personal exploration can also play a key role in student success.  By identifying and capitalizing on strengths and recognizing and learning strategies for minimizing barriers, students become better positioned to achieve personal, academic, and professional goals.

Below are some self-assessment tools and books that we recommend to get you started on your journey.   For a more in depth evaluation of your needs and goals, please contact the Success Center to set up a meeting with a professional Success Coach or Peer Educator.

Self-assessment tools:
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**You are required to register the first time you visit the Website, and then on each subsequent visit, use your e-mail and the personal password you chose to log in.

Note: Do What You Are asks for your Student ID Number when you register. We recommend that you do NOT use your social security number as your student ID.

Recommended Reading:

  • Enhancing Learning Through Self-Assessment – David Boud
  • How Full is your Bucket: Positive Strategies for Work and Life- Tom Rath
  • What Color is your Parachute?- Richard Nelson Bolles
  • Now, Discover your Strengths- Marcus Buckingham
  • Go Put your Strengths to Work- Marcus Buckingham
  • This is Water- David Foster Wallace
  • The Four Agreements- Don Miguel Ruiz
  • StrengthsFinder 2.0- Tom Rath
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us - Daniel Pink
  • Flourish- A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Wellbeing-  Martin E.P. Seligman
  • Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with ADD from Childhood to Adulthood-  Edward M. Hallowell, MD
  • The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play – Neil E. Fiore
  • The 8 Cylinders of Success: How to Align Your Personal & Professional Purpose – Jullien Gordon
  • Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’S, Praise and Other Bribes- Alfie Kohn

Tulane Academic Success Center-1st Floor, Science & Engineering Lab Complex, Bldg #14 - 504-865-5103 success@tulane.edu