GENERAL STUDY SKILLS

The Academic Profiler serves as a resource to our members to help you identify areas of improvement and help you get your grades on track. To target your areas for improvement, go to http://bit.ly/1EJFkn7.

Characteristics

You might see the following characteristics in members:

  • Lacks a defined place to study
  • Lacks responsibility for time and resources
  • Difficulty prioritizing
  • Lacks organization
  • Very busy and unfocused
  • Negative attitude towards learning
  • Stressed and exhausted
  • Lacks clear defined goals
  • Tardiness and lack of attendance

Action Steps

Below are action items that can benefit members struggling in this area:

  • Develop SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely)
  • Identify a study space that is free of distractions
  • Create weekly check-points
  • Develop a weekly schedule
  • Utilize a study buddy/group
  • Implement note taking strategies
  • Increase physical activity to help with stress and exhaustion (i.e. attend Yoga class)
  • Utilize the student success center or student learning center

Resources

Here are resources that can address the above action items:

MOBILE APPS:
• iProcrastinate
• InClass
• iStudiez Pro
• Outliner
• Promodoro

WEBSITES:
• StudyBlue
• Mind42
• Duolingo
• Examtime
• Quizlet
• Evernote Peek
• Head Magnet
• Studyhive
• Tutor Matching