Links to other Study Skills programs and/or pages
Academic Skills Center - Study Skills Library from California
Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Topics include: listening, memorization, lecture note taking,
note taking systems, note taking tips, personal reading improvement,
procrastination, essay test preparation, test preparation suggestions
and tips for combating test panic, and a variety of time management topics.
Building Study Skills
There are some basic study tips that can help you do your
best in your coursework. Each person has his or her own way
of studying. Read these sections in order to discover some
study skills that can help you while you are in school. Put
out by the Undergraduate Advisory Center of Stanford University,
here are some study techniques you can use without adding too
much extra work to your busy schedule.
Harvard-Westlake School's Brains are not enough: a guide to effective study skills
"In this book you'll find tools which, if used conscientiously
and with discretion, will improve your performance as a student.
Tools, however, have little value in themselves. They have to be
used. And nobody can use them for you. You won't find a royal
road to scholarship, nor a guarantee of early acceptance to your
college of choice. But you will find here the very latest and best
information to help you bring your academic goals within your grasp." -- Preface
Study Guides and Strategies for Students
The Study Guides and Strategies web site was created by Joe
Landsberger, Academic Web Services, University of St. Thomas
(UST), St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. It is collaboratively maintained
across institutional and national boundaries, and last revised
November 13, 2002 . On the WWW, however, please link rather than
put up your own page since pages are frequently modified and
improved in consideration of educational research. Tips on
studying, test taking, reading and writing skills for students
- junior high through college. Nothing fancy, just solid, practical
advice that every student can use on subjects like procrastination,
stress management, taking notes, critical thinking, memory techniques,
spelling and grammar, SQ3R method, and more.
UNC at Chapel Hill's Counseling and Psychological Service (CAPS)
--Improve Your Studying Skills
Their mantra is "Above All, Review Regularly and Plan To Study
Ahead, so that the Night Before an Exam, All You Do Is Review
Material. Avoid All-Nighters!" Their study tips include: 1.
Good Study Habits 2. Preparing for Exams 3. Ten Traps of Studying.
University of North Dakota
University Learning Center's Study Skills Handouts are available
free of charge and cover many topics from study tips, how to beat
procrastination, study schedule, time analysis worksheet, twelve
tips for studying and managing your time, ten ways to cope with
stress, how to cram (even though you shouldn't) and many more...
University of Toronto - Successful Learning
This site was prepared for college students -- but -- it is never
too late or too early to acquire better study habits. These tips
will help you manage and meet your responsibilities by maximizing
your available time, being organized, and having a clear understanding
of expectations. This site discusses these topics in very