U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

Academic Skills

Academic Skills, Stresses and Successes!

Throughout your life, academics face a lot of competition for your time and energy. The road through academics is often rough sailing, despite your best efforts. Other forces are often working against you, and the sooner you identify them, the sooner you can build the skills to keep serious academic stress at bay. Academic skills are not something you are born with. Skills are acquired through learning, practicing, and applying throughout your life.


Got Relationships?

University life is a complicated animal for everyone. Entering a new environment, new courses, new professors and class structures to readjust to every semester. Countless opportunities to explore new interests, meet new people, and start new relationships.

Time Management

Where Does The Time Go?

You are checking your email, facebook, and twitter, thinking about what classes you have tomorrow, and trying to remember what room that meeting is in when your mother calls you, your best friend texts you, and you hear a knock at the door, signaling that your study date has arrived.

Stress Management

Grant me the ability to change the things I can, the peace of mind to accept the things I cannot change, and the wisdom to know the difference.


“Stresssss.........” the word comes out like air from an overfilled balloon. We all know the feeling all too well. Even the word becomes daunting.

Peaceful Tree