Studying Tips from Our Student Ambassadors

Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom on Pexels.com Need advice on how to study well? Here are some tips from our Student Ambassadors based on what they've found helpful: 1. Start early. Time management is one of the biggest obstacles college students face. Many students are juggling classwork, extracurricular activities, and part-time jobs, leaving little time to … Continue reading Studying Tips from Our Student Ambassadors

Where’s the best place to study on your campus?

Finals are here! (That statement is exclaimed more in sheer panic than happy excitement.) Around this time of year, finding a good spot to review your materials before heading into that final exam or finishing that paper looming over your head is as difficult as imagining finally being done for the term. Remember to ask yourself a … Continue reading Where’s the best place to study on your campus?

10 Habits to Help You Succeed in College – FREE PDF Included

The title of the document is Reading Environment Assessment. It asks you to one: list three places you usually study in order of frequency. Then, two: Circle the response that applies to each of these places (T for True and F for False). Statements are Other people seldom interrupt me when I study here; Little of what I can see here reminds me of things unrelated to my studying; and I don't hear a TV or radio when I study here.

Getting a college degree is no easy feat. Fortunately, you and your fellow students have access to a plethora of tips and tricks to make the most out of your class time and study time. One such source is provided by Opportunity International, which lists out habits to help you succeed in higher education. Here's a taste … Continue reading 10 Habits to Help You Succeed in College – FREE PDF Included

Common causes of test anxiety and how to solve them

In “Text Anxiety: Causes and Remedies,” Dr. Maryellen Weimer addresses the issue of test anxiety and how it affects students from kindergarten to graduate school. She presents a study that confirms the general idea that those with test anxiety have lower cumulative GPAs at the college level, but reminds us that although this is the … Continue reading Common causes of test anxiety and how to solve them

Location, location, location: This app helps you find the perfect spot for getting work done

I don't think I could have survived grad school without the local cafes I frequented to work on projects, put together lesson plans, and pretend I was working on projects and lesson plans while I was busy drinking caffeinated beverages and adding songs to my Spotify playlists. However, sometimes these cafes were too busy and … Continue reading Location, location, location: This app helps you find the perfect spot for getting work done