USC Kortschak Center For Learning and Creativity


Assistance in navigating the webpage-PDF Resource


Spring 2017 semester calendar (DOC)
January 2017 Calendar (DOC)
February 2017 Calendar (DOC)
March 2017 Calendar (DOC)
April 2017 Calendar (DOC)
May 2017 Calendar (DOC)
Spring 2017 End of the Semester Calendar (DOC)

Time Management

Weekly Schedule (DOC)
Covey Time Management Quadrants (DOC)
Daily Schedule (DOC)
To Do Prioritizing List (DOC)
Managing Time Effectively (Video Tutorial)
5-Day Study Plan (DOC)
8-Day Study Plan (DOC)
Adjustable Weekly Action Plan (DOC)
Study To Do Plan (DOC)
Syllabus Analysis (DOC)

Productivity (PDF)

Reading Tips

Assessing Reading Strategies (DOC)
How to read a textbook (PDF)
Reading Guide (DOC)
Reading Actively (DOC)
Planning Reading Episode Whole Page Chart (PDF)

Test Taking Tips

Strategies for Multiple Choice Exams (DOC)
Strength Improvement Strategy Chart (DOC)
Exam Plan (DOC)

Writing Tips

Structuring Your Paper Around a Thesis (PDF)
Tips for Paper Writing (PDF)


Art Notes (PDF)
Video Note taking (PDF)
Assessing Note taking Strategies (DOC)
Dealing with Note Taking Problems (DOC)


Meditation (PDF)
Procrastination Tips (PDF)
Simple Stretches for Stress Management (PDF)
Tips to Reduce Stress (PDF)
Getting Good Sleep (PDF)
Mindfulness and Relaxation (PDF)
Sensory Strategies (PDF)

Goal Setting

SMART goals (PDF)

Strength Improvement Strategy Chart (DOC)

Helpful Brochures 

**to print these brochures, select two-sided, and print along short edge

Libraries on Campus (PDF) 
Computer Labs on Campus (PDF)
On Campus Cafes (PDF)
Quiet Places on Campus (PDF)
How to Focus/Concentrate (PDF)
Hiking Guide: Part I (PDF)
Hiking Guide Part II (PDF)
Off-Campus Coffee Shops (PDF)