Study Skills

Every student needs assistance with study habits and time management from time-to-time. Our Study Skills Resource listing provides a variety of resources to assist you with learning basic study skills.

Resources to improve note-taking, studying for exams, and effective time management are available below. Utilize these resources to improve your basic study habits and help ensure your academic success.

Study Skills – Online Resources

Study Skill – Documents

Strategies for Success

Study skills for the first week and beyond.
New study skills

How to get A’s

Seven study tips to help you get A’s in college.
7 ways to get A’s

Taking Good Notes

The importance of good lecture notes and best
practices.
New taking notes

How to Study a Novel

New How to Study a Novel

Reading Your Textbook

Reading, note taking and review technique.
Reading Your Textbook

Test Taking Strategies

Preparing for and taking exams.
New Test Taking

Are You “Test Anxious”?

Self-evaluation and strategies.
New Test Anxiety

Stress Management Techniques

Relaxation technique recommended for use before or
during study sessions.
Relaxation Exercise

How to Survive Exam Weeks

Dealing with tension, time management and other
techniques.
New How to Survive Exam Weeks

Time Management Techniques

Common time wasters and tips for handling them.
New Time Management

Learning Styles

Identify and learn study strategies for your learning style.
New Learning Styles handout

Weekly Schedule Planner

A weekly schedule and study planning form.
Weekly Schedule Planner

Monthly Schedule Planner

A monthly schedule planning form.
Monthly Schedule Planner

Motivation and Goal Setting

Increase your motivation and learn how to set goals.
New Motivation

The 7 Step Anti-Procrastination Plan

Advice and techniques for avoiding procrastination.
7 Step Plan

Overcoming Math Anxiety

Strategies to use to help you overcome math anxiety.
Math Anxiety

How to Form Study Groups

Steps you can take to form study groups and specific activities for study groups to use.
Study Groups

Improving Your Memory

Tips on improving memory and retention.
New Memory – How to Remember

10 Steps to Emotional Health and Vitality

Practical advice for maintaining emotional health.
Ten Steps

Math Study Skills

New Math Study Skills