Whether you’re returning to higher education or a recent high school graduate, you’ve worked hard to get where you are. So why not make the most of it? Check out these tips to improve your experience, achieve your highest potential and make the most of college, a place you’ve worked hard to get to
Go to the Library
While a plethora of information is accessible by phone or computer, many students forget
the one place that’s there just for them. The library holds a number of resources, as well
as citation and technical support, and if you’re able to visit the physical location, it’s a
quiet place that can help you stay focused on the task at hand.
Use Support Services
Between tutoring, student organizations, honor societies and Career Services, we have
you covered from the second you start to commencement. Whether you’re looking for
assistance with class registration, homework or writing papers, help is available to you,
whenever you need it.
It’s easy to brush off the number of assignments required for a class when you first
receive the syllabus. While it may feel like everything is still weeks away, be sure to keep
an eye on what’s due, or it could sneak up on you. Review your syllabus every week and
at least two weeks into the future so you’re aware of what’s around the corner and when
it will be due. Rushing to finish a project at the last minute will result in work that may
not be your best and may lower your ability to absorb and retain the information.
When you make a point to study and review the material you’ve learned every day, it will
be easier to recall. That’s because repetition equals memorization. Study a little every
day, and you can prevent the need to pull an all-nighter.
Get to Know a Classmate
Reach out to another student to find a like mind to bounce ideas off of, a partner for
group projects and a study buddy. And if you’re both working toward a career in the
same industry, your classmate could possibly become a referral for a potential job or could become a future colleague.