Course Description

Gain insight, expand your knowledge and develop effective thinking and learning skills to excel in rigorous upper-level, dual-credit or college classes.  Learn tools and techniques to manage time, stress, and organization challenges to be more confident in and out of the classroom.

Please note times are in Central Standard Time (CST).

Learner Outcomes

  • Develop and strengthen necessary study skills, habits and organizational techniques for success in the classroom and beyond.
  • Create motto/mission statements; core learning system & self esteem/core beliefs.
  • Develop a creator mindset (impact of victim thinking); making wise choices and assessing self talk.
  • Write affirmations; goal setting and visualization.
  • Explore self-management; employing interdependence and listening skills.
  • Adopt lifelong learning, living with integrity and understanding emotional intelligence.


Supplies are not included in the cost of the course. Please click here to view a supply list.


  • Online registration closes at noon 4 days prior to the start of the class.
  • For late registration options, please contact SMU College Prep at 214-768-2267 for assistance.
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Section Title
Summer Skills for Success (High School)
M, T, W, Th, F
1:00PM to 4:30PM
Jul 12, 2021 to Jul 16, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Live Online  
Grades 9-12  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $349.00
Section Notes
Supplies are not included in the cost of the course. Please click here to view a supply list.

The well-being of our students, instructors and community is our top priority. We are excited to deliver dynamic and engaging courses in a fully online format to provide the best possible learning experience for our students.

Students will interact with instructors and other students through Zoom and SMU's Learning Management System (Canvas). To maximize classroom instruction and your learning experience, we encourage the use of video and audio devices during the Zoom meeting, if available.

Registered students will receive individualized communication with further instructions to help prepare for class.

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