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Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic

Academic Success

Academic Success Fair (1413385825)

In addition to personal counseling, our counselors assist students with a variety of issues to improve academic success. Examples include:

  • Reducing test anxiety
  • Effective time management
  • Study skills and test-taking strategies
  • Adjusting to college life
  • Support for nontraditional students returning to school
  • Peer relationships
  • Educational planning and selecting an academic major
  • Support for international students
  • Self-care skills
  • Career counseling
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) evaluations (for age 18+)

Academic success services are available to students at the University of Southern Mississippi, community colleges, and local high schools. High school students must be at least 16 years old and have parental consent to receive services through the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic.