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Time Management

Most students say the biggest hurdle they face in succeeding in school is time management. Here are two incredibly helpful time management tools to help plan your work so you can succeed!

1) When using the Spring 2019 Semester Due Dates Planner or the generic Semester Due Dates Planner, you can see all due dates for the entire term on one page.  

2) The Master Weekly Schedule will help you figure out the best times to study and do your homework. Be sure to read the directions on the second page. Please know that in college, the bulk of your work is done outside the classroom, (as opposed to what you were most likely used to in high school) so planning your study and homework time outside of class is paramount to your success.

It's a good idea to work with an academic coach while putting together your Master Weekly Schedule. Visit the Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) website to find your academic coach.

Test Taking

Be smart about preparing for and taking tests! The Test Taking Tips handout takes volumes of educational theory and boils it down to a few pages of useful tips.

It's a good idea to prepare for your tests with an academic coach. Visit the Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) website to find your academic coach.

Reading Textbooks

We know textbooks can be expensive, but having an education is priceless and, in most cases, textbooks are imperative to your success in your courses. Please find a way to get yours!

Now that you have your text, it is important to use it strategically. The SQ3R method handout steps you through the reading process in a way where you'll feel the least pain with the greatest gain!

Our academic coaches are here to help you step through the textbook reading process. We help students with reading strategies all the time! (..and no, it is not just common sense!) Find your academic coach by visiting the Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) website.

Note Taking

Did you know we forget 80% of what we hear within 24 hours if we don't write it down? Taking notes will help you concentrate too. Follow the items on the Note Taking Checklist to maximize your note-taking power!

Academic coaches are trained to guide you through the note-taking process. Find your academic coach by visiting the Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) website.

Midterm/Final Exam Prep Tips

Experts tell us to rev up our final exam prep efforts three week before final exam day. The Top 5 Midterm/Final Exam Prep Tips handout gives you a road map for navigating this very important process!

Would you like a champion on your side to help you through the final exam process? Visit the Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) website to find your academic coach!

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