Presentation on theme: "G AVILAN C OLLEGE Writing Center Effective Study Skills Take responsibility. Know how to budget your time. Learn why its important to study everyday. Commit."— Presentation transcript:
G AVILAN C OLLEGE Writing Center Effective Study Skills Take responsibility. Know how to budget your time. Learn why its important to study everyday. Commit to adopting the habits of a successful student. The Writing Center will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this event. If you require an accommodation, contact Sara Sanchez at (408)848-4811. Please include the requested accommodation along with your contact information.
Environment Know what works for you. Place Time Nutrition Tools Taking a break G AVILAN C OLLEGE Writing Center
Prioritize your Time Set aside time to study For every hour you spend in class, allow 2-3 hours outside of class to study. If youre taking 12 credits, you should set aside 24-36 hours per week for study time. Study one thing at a time Manage blocks of time Plan your study sessions accordingly Review your syllabi Check your calendar Be award of time available G AVILAN C OLLEGE Writing Center
Study Options Read/re-read textbook Review, annotate, and organize notes and handouts Use study aids & tools Flash cards Post-its Highlighters Cornell notes Study buddy G AVILAN C OLLEGE Writing Center