success tips for students

Success Tips For Students

Success Tips For Students
41. Develop good study habits
Use a day planner to keep track of upcoming dates for assignments and tests.
Develop a routine for organizing your workload. Use time between classes to catch up on reading and studying.
Review your course notes on a regular basis.
Keep up to date on all your required reading.
Form a study group to review lecture notes and prepare for your exams. Mixing social interaction with studying will make it more fun.
Get started with assignments right away. Dont leave things to the last minute.
Review for tests over a longer period of time. Take breaks while studying and avoid all nighters. Your memory works best if you recall information frequently over time.
Seek help if you are having trouble with your courses. There are lots of resources available on campus that can help you if you are feeling overwhelmed with your studies.
42. Be prepared for classes
Check out the Academic Schedule of Dates in the online Course Calendar to find out when classes begin.
Print off your schedule of classes and find your classrooms before the first day.
Be sure to get the course syllabus (outline) from your professor. This will contain important information about the course, marking scheme, and office hours of your professor.
Keep your syllabus throughout the term, and be sure to refer to it frequently. It can also act as a study guide during midterms and exams.
Go to Class, Although most professors do not take attendance, it is important to get the most out of your lectures by attending.