Study Tips to Help you Survive and Thrive in College

  • Student working with Auto Tech Start off right. Don't wait to put in the time you need. Start the semester off organized and working hard.
  • Try not to give yourself classes back to back during the day. Leave yourself time to stay afterwards and ask questions or just relax before your next class.
  • Decide how you learn. If you learn best working with other people, find some classmates and form a study group. Whether alone or with a group, find a study place where you can be free from distractions.
  • Study the hardest subject first while you're freshest.
  • Don't be afraid to ask for help from your professor, on-campus tutoring center, classmates or resident advisor.
  • Take care of yourself. You need proper amounts of sleep, good nutrition and exercise in order to think clearly.
  • Keep a calendar so you know when big exams and papers are approaching. Work ahead to avoid the need to cram.
  • Balance your academic schedule. Each semester take some classes that will challenge you, but also take some classes that you consider interesting and fun.
  • Reward yourself for hard work.