Peer Mentor Services

Bryn Mawr College

Handouts, Tips & BMC Resources

General Tips

Academic & Student Support Services Resource Guide

Tips to Maximize Time & Focus

How to Succeed at Bryn Mawr

Syllabus Review Tips

Adapting to Online Learning

Zoom Tech Tips

Goal Setting Tips – Created by Amanda Brown, Academic Support Services Coordinator


Blank Weekly Schedule (Word Doc)

Blank Weekly Schedule

Example Virtual Learning Weekly Schedule

Tips for Creating & Sticking to a Schedule

Strategies for Scheduling

Pre-Registration & Sophomore Plan

Sophomore Plan Handout (pdf)

  • Created by Skye Henderson, Fall 2021

Moodle Workshop Slides (pdf)

  • Created by Nina Houri, Summer 2021, in collaboration with Dean Rachel Heiser & Dean Michelle Mancini

Pre-registering in Bionic Slides (pdf)

  • Created by Nina Houri, Summer 2021, in collaboration with Dean Rachel Heiser & The Registrar

Navigating Bionic – Basics (pdf)

  • Created by the Deans’ Office, Spring 2021

Languages at BMC Tips Handout (pdf)

  • Created by the Deans’ Office, Summer 2020

Academic Skills & Strategies

Strategies for Reading

Notetaking Tips

Outlining (Basics)

Tips for Editing Papers

Prepping for the Test

Adapting to Online & Hybrid Learning (Fall 2020)

Exam Prep

Virtual Finals Week Guide – Created by your Peer Mentors! (Fall 2020)

Suggestions for Taking Online Exams

Other College Resources:

Bryn Mawr Support Services

  • Academic Support
    • Analytical/critical reading and efficient reading, Explore ways to identify and cope with stress and find balance
  • Access Services
    • Provides support and reasonable accommodations when necessary for eligible students with diagnosed learning, medical, physical, and psychological disabilities
  • Athletics – Provide opportunities and facilities that promote health and fitness.
  • Bryn Mawr College Library
  • Counseling
    • Counseling for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, body image, self-esteem, sexual identity issues, Ongoing groups for bereavement and eating disorders
  • Dining Services Nutritionist
    • Offers counseling on healthy eating, weight management, eating disorders, food allergies and other nutrition concerns.
  • Health and Wellness Center
    • Care and referral for health issues.
  • International Student and Scholar Services and Advising
    • Advice on immigration issues and employment; resources on transition and integration into the Bryn Mawr community
  • Peer Mentoring
    • Advice on academic success and planning and information on other support services
  • Peer Tutoring (selected introductory courses)
    • Peer tutoring is provided by undergraduate tutors at no expense to students currently enrolled in the courses listed below.
    • It is a great additional resource for students who have already met with professors and utilized course resources, such as Teaching Assistants (selected courses).
    • Tutoring is offered between the third and last week of each semester.
  • The Q (Quantitative) Project
    • Assistance with math/quantitative skills
  • Writing Center
    • Assistance with writing, public speaking
    • Assistance with ESL writing and reading, and conversation groups for non-native speakers