Strategies for Success

Several excellent resources for learning strategies and study skills can be found below.

  1. Set goals for the semester
  2. Manage your time effectively
    • Use your course syllabus to plan projects and assignments
    • Use a planner and make a daily to-do list.Time Schedule Grid
  3. Determine the best learning strategies for you. Learning Style Inventory
  4. Follow the Study Cycle:
    • Preview upcoming textbook chapters before class
    • Attend class and take meaningful notes
    • Review notes immediately after class
    • Plan 3-5 short study sessions per day
    • Assess. Ask yourself, “Can I explain this to someone else?”
  5. Read and think critically. Please refer to the following resources:
  6. Stay in touch with your instructors
  7. Ask for help early and often
  8. Meet with the Student Success Specialist to develop a success plan

Visit the Student Resources for Additional Study Tips!