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Tips for Studying

External

  • Choose a quiet, uncluttered location
  • Have good lighting and ventilation
  • Sit in a moderately comfortable chair at a table
  • Get together all the materials you will need including paper, pencils, notes, textbooks

Internal

  • Set clear starting and stopping times
  • Think positively about what you can learn
  • Put personal problems on the shelf
  • Study on your own first, then talk over the material with other students
  • Schedule fixed block of times
  • Use waiting time, especially the blocks between classes

How to Study*

  • Boost your study skills
  • Learn efficient strategies for reading textbooks
  • Learn efficient note-taking skills
  • Learn how to review and prepare for tests effectively

Get Help from Campus Resources

  • Make an appointment with your academic advisor
  • Visit or call the Academic Success Center
  • Visit or call the Counseling Center

*Contact the Academic Success Center in Owen Hall, Room 270, to learn more.