At Simon's Rock, you’ll learn how to manage new academic challenges. We’ll help you figure it out.
It’s likely the academic challenge you are craving will be, well, challenging. Our students come to Simon’s Rock ready for hard intellectual work, but many need help developing the study habits and skills to meet the demands of rigorous college classes.
And you’ll find that help at the Win Student Resource Commons. The trained staff in the Win Commons is ready to provide a wide range of assistance, including guidance through many of the specific academic challenges new students face during their transition from high school to college.
Maybe you’ve breezed through classes in high school without learning the strategies for note-taking and studying that will help you tackle the work you’ll be doing at Simon’s Rock. Maybe you’ve struggled with a tendency toward perfectionism that makes looming deadlines especially daunting. Many Rockers discover that managing their time and balancing their social and academic commitments can be difficult at first. The Win Student Resource Commons can help you develop highly effective, personalized approaches to these problems.
The Win Commons also offers a one semester, noncredit tutorial that focuses on a variety of techniques to improve comprehension, retention, and critical thinking. The tutorials are offered through the Win Commons, and each tutorial is structured to meet the specific needs of the individual student.
Rockers are here because they love a challenge. We’re here to help you meet it.