Academic tips for first year students!
Tutoring and other activities can help you earn your best grades!
►Sign up for a September Study Skills workshop with the Academic Advising Center!
►Set S.M.A.R.T. goals at the beginning of the semester (see sidebar)!
►Eat well and get good sleep!
►Attend class regularly and arrive on time!
►Practice good study habits on a regular basis - not just when you have an exam!
►Take excellent notes!
►Read the textbook even if the print is small!
►Use a planner to manage your time!
►Meet your classroom peers and develop study groups!
►Go to professors' office hours and ask questions!
►Go to TA review sessions!
►Learn as much as possible about campus resources and use them before you're in deep academic difficulty!
►Meet with your departmental Faculty Advisor and a Professional Advisor in the Academic Advising Center!