Just as in high school, success in college requires high motivation and effort, strong study skills, effective time management, and good test-taking strategies. Here are some ideas that will help you succeed in college. One thing that is important is to have clear goals for your college experience.
Visual learners learn best when information is presented in a written language format or in another visual format such as pictures or diagrams. If you are a visual learner, the suggestions that follow can help you succeed in school to the best of your ability. One thing to do is that when trying to remember information, close your eyes and visualize the information.
It is never easy to identify the point at which you should refer a student to the school counselor. You can sense that the time has arrived to do so when the student's problems exceed your ability to help. Here are some signs that the time for referr ...
One thing that has not changed through the years is students` concern about grades. If anything, it seems that students are more concerned about grades than ever. Here are some ideas for minimizing students` complaints about their grades. ...
I take notes during class and review them every night so that when a test comes, I don't have to cram my brain and not get enough sleep for the test.
submitted by Samantha S. Student, 6th Grade
Longmont, Colorado, USA
Dr. Charles T. Mangrum and Dr. Stephen S. Strichart are two former university professors who formed Mangrum-Strichart Learning Resources in 1997. The study skills curriculums & instructional programs they have developed for students from elementary school through college are used in schools, tutoring centers, and homeschooling throughout the United States, Canada, and many other parts of the world.
Dr. Mangrum and Dr. Strichart have authored textbooks and curriculum materials for many major publishers. They have published numerous articles and research studies in professional journals, and have made major presentations at state, national, and international conferences.
Always make sure that you have all your materials in one place and study in a quiet place.
submitted by Shayla Santucci
Student, 6th grade
Edmonton, Canada - Alberta
You should never try to be the best of all. Just try to give your best. It will gradually take you the top. Trust me, it will work like magic. Feed your brain with oxygen, soya beans, dark colored fruits and vegetables, dark chocolates, green tea, fish and nuts. These things will keep you healthy during your exams and they are said to improve your memory power too. All the
submitted by Nilavani J.
Student, 9th Grade