Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Academic Strategies

Our Mission

Welcome to the Academic Strategies Program! Our mission is to help all Yale undergraduates become active, empowered learners in their academic lives at Yale. Through peer academic mentoring and interactive workshops, we hope to provide you with the tools to help propel you towards your goals.

Resources For Students

1-1 Academic Mentoring

Talk through your academic work and create a strategic plan to help you achieve your goals. Learn More


Our interactive workshops offer practical advice and strategies for common academic challenges. Below is a sample of the over 20 workshops we offer: Learn More

  • Time management
  • Working with faculty/Asking for recommendations
  • Note-taking and class engagement in seminars and lectures
  • Managing a heavy reading load
  • Tackling problems sets
  • Exam study strategies

Apply to be an 2019-2020 Academic Strategies Mentor

We are now accepting applications from members of the Classes of 2020 and 2021. Mentors lead workshops, meet 1-1 with peers, and develop programming to support students’ well-being and satisfaction in their academic work. For a full job description and a link to our application, click here.