Improving academic skills and habits

Effective study and learning habits

  • Attend all classes, arrive on time and stay for the entire session.
  • Review the class syllabus carefully to assess the instructor's teaching style and your learning style.
  • Enter due dates of assignments, quizzes and exams in your calendar and schedule time to work on them before the due dates.
  • Go to class prepared to participate.
  • Complete assignments on time.
  • Schedule blocks of time to study before each session.
  • Discuss academic skills with your advisor and find resources to enhance your skills.