Study Skills Resources and Videos
The Key to a Good Semester--The Big Picture
The Best Weekly Routine
The Key to Tests
The Key to Problem-Solving Tests
The Key to Good Notes
Print Resources: (clicking on a title will download a pdf of the document)
A Simple, Effective Time Management System - A time management system using a semester planner and a weekly planner.
Blank Fall 2013 Calendar/Semester Planner - Shows the whole semester on one page.
Weekly Planner - Shows whole week on one page by the hour.
Creating a Daily To-Do List - How to make a prioritized to-do list
To-Do List with Time Estimates - How to make a prioritized to-do list with space to estimate the time a task will take you, and space to note the actual time.
Time Management - Tips on time management.
Time Management for Right Brained People - What to do if to do lists aren't your style.
Overcoming Procrastination - Tips for overcoming procrastination.
Tips on Reading and Learning from Lecture
Concept Mapping - How to make a concept map. Good for studying for exams
Textbook Reading Systems - How to use the SQ3R and other reading systems.
The Cornell Notetaking System - How to use the Cornell notetaking system.
Tips on Studying and Taking Exams
Office Hours - What they are and how to make the best use of them.
Guidelines for Creating a Study Schedule - Suggestions for making your study more efficient.
Exam Strategies: How to Tackle Exam Questions - Strategies for different types of exam questions (e.g. multiple-choice, essay, etc...)
Words to Watch for in Essay Questions - Defines words used in essay questions, and explains how to structure your answer.
Multiple Choice Tests - Tips for tackling difficult multiple choice tests
The Five Day Study Plan - A way to plan when and how to study for exams.
The Basics of Stress Management - Tips for stress management.
Understanding Academic Anxiety - Tips for understanding and managing academic and/or test anxiety.
Letting Go of Test Anxiety - Strategies for relaxing and forgetting your anxiety