Study Seminar Details:
Study Skills & Motivational Seminar

Schedule of Classes

June 18 – June 22, 2018

Session 1: 8:30 am – 10:15 am

Session 2: 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

June 25 – June 29, 2018

Session 3: 8:30 am – 10:15 am

Session 4: 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

July 9 – July 13, 2018

Session 5: 8:30 am – 10:15 am

Session 6: 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

All sessions are identical; students only attend one session. Multiple sessions are available to accommodate scheduling. Upon registration, students are asked to select a first and second choice session; every effort will be made to enroll a student in his first choice. Confirmation of scheduling will be sent in late spring from the Studies Office.

The Study Skills Seminar is designed to introduce students to skills that are necessary for learning and lead to success in school. The program will focus on the effectiveness of these skills for many learning situations in everyday life as well as in school.

Skills and topics include:
1) Developing a positive attitude
2) Setting goals
3) Listening skills
4) Time management
5) Taking notes
6) Memory techniques
7) Test taking
8) Building vocabulary
9) Reading textbooks
10) Study techniques


Payment of $125.00 is required with registration. Sessions will fill on a first-come basis. Checks should be made payable to Mount Saint Joseph.


Parents or students with consent of their parents may register by mail, in person or via online form here.


Students should bring paper, pen, pencil, and notebook paper. All other materials will be provided.

Dress code

Dress code is casual – collared shirt with pants or shorts. Modest dress is required. Not allowed are denim jeans, tee-shirts, sweat pants, running pants, flip-flops, caps and headgear and earrings (males). The School reserves the right to determine what constitutes proper dress.

For information

Mr. Greg McDivitt, Assistant Principal, Director of Studies (410) 644-3300 x225

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY (Students): MOUNT SAINT JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or handicap in the recruitment and admission of students or in the administration of its educational policies and programs, including scholarships and athletic programs. The designated individual to ensure compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibiting sex discrimination is the Principal. The designated individual to ensure compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act prohibiting handicap discrimination is the Principal.