Being academically successful does not just happen... it takes desire, discipline and determination. Use the resources below to help you understand the characteristics of successful students, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and to connect with information and services to improve your learning and study skills.
Study Skills Web sites - Quick links to show you how to improve in critical areas such as time (self) management, not taking, test taking, test anxiety, memory, and more.
The first step to self-improvement is awareness. Find out more about how you learn and evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses using the links below.
Successful vs. Struggling Students
QUIZ- Habits For Success
Study Skills Assessment - Take this quiz to assess your college study skills. Choose the statement that most applies to you at this point in time. (This survey is used by permission of University of Houston Clear Lake.)
Do you get so nervous over tests that you're not performing your best? Does your mind go blank? Increase your awareness and develop positive strategies to reduce anxiety and manage stress.
Test Anxiety Questionnaire
Managing Test Anxiety
How to Keep Calm During Tests
Test Taking Strategies
How you use your time is critical to your success. If you have a tight schedule or have problems with procrastination, you may find yourself in trouble. Here are some tools to help you with time management issues.
Thinking Through Your Workload - This interactive tool will help you see how much time you have.
Overcoming Procrastination - Procrastination is a habit, not a fatal flaw. It takes persistence to change, but you can do it. See how you can overcome!
Time Management Tips
How Do You Spend Your Time?
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