Success Confidence Confidence creates success, which creates more confidence, which creates more success.
Long Term Memory Holds an infinite amount of information Knowledge is continuously stored You know more than you think you know Remembering What You Learn Use what you already know for new knowledge Try to connect new information to what you already know Be an active learner Get involved with material
Phone Calls Email Develop Positive Interaction with your instructors Ask questions in class Don’t complain to others Don’t put off talking to your instructor Attend class regularly Homework on time Be prepared for class Avoid excuses Hand in neat work Make appointments Don’t use class time for personal issues Use instructor as a resource
Tips for participating in class discussion Use active listening when others are talking Ask questions and listen to questions others ask Don’t interrupt, shout answers, or argue to gain attention Don’t ramble Don’t cover your mouth when speaking Be prepared Make connections with other students Talk to instructors during their office hours
DO’S Show interest (even if you’re not) Ask questions Give your attention DON’TS Use inappropriate language Take up class time with excessive talking. Keep personal comments brief. Sleep in class Side talk
Talk with your instructor about extra-credit Add extra study hours Use more weekend time Talk to classmates Sign up to get a tutor Don’t wait until the end of the term to get help
Take a library tour early in your college career Don’t be afraid to ask a librarian for help Use the library for studying Find out which classification system the library uses (online or physical) When using computers, keep the disks you use with you at all times Don’t depend on using a friend’s computer If considering buying a computer, check the bookstore for specials Public library should have computers for public use
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