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1Running head: COLLEGE SUCCESSSucceeding:Tips for College SuccessDanielle A. FernandezLiberty University
2COLLEGE SUCCESSAbstractIn the article titled “Optimizing Learning in College: Tips from Cognitive Psychology,” Putnam,Sungkhasettee, and Roediger have done research and learned from their own experiences toprovide readers with effective strategies to succeed while in college. First the article will besummarized to provide an overview and thorough understanding of the topic. The article willthen be evaluated on whether or not it is effective in providing college students with success. Theevaluation focuses on the topics of preparing for class, what to do in class, what to do after class,how to study effectively, and how to live your life outside of classes. This article is believed to beeffective to succeeding while in college.Keywords: study skills, succeeding in college, time management, preparing for college
3COLLEGE SUCCESSSucceeding: Tips for College SuccessPutnam, A., Sungkhasettee, V., and Roediger, H., drew up research on strategies tosurvive in college and came up with “Optimizing Learning in College: Tips from CognitivePsychology” (2016).This article is an all-inclusive guide to getting you through college,whether it be two-years or four. You could even apply some of the tips while still in high school.The original article has been backed up with research and support from studies done from otherscholarly journal authors.The article by Putnam, A., Sungkhasettee, V., and Roediger, H. isbelieved to be effective for providing tips for the reader to help them succeed in college.Summary of ArticleIn “Optimizing Learning in College: Tips from Cognitive Psychology” (2016), Putnam,Sungkhasettee, and Roediger are providing readers with tips and tricks to achieve success whilein college. They provide learning techniques, study strategies, tips for test preparation, and otherstrategies, with research and experiences to support those ideas, to optimize your collegeexperience. The authors are looking at how students are studying, managing their time, andattending class, and how they should be studying, managing their time, and attending class. Theyexplain how to use the strategies they are providing for one course, which you can apply to allcourses you may take while enrolled in college. The authors go in order from how you shouldprepare before the semester, to preparing for each class, how you should be attending class, howyou should use your time after class, test preparation, and how you should live your life whenyou are not in class.Time management and how-to study are two big areas in which the authors focus. Beforethe semester begins, the authors advise that you should purchase your books, read all of thesyllabi, and pick a study place. For class preparation, they advise that you read over the slides the
4COLLEGE SUCCESSprofessor will use and read the chapters that the professors will be teaching on before class. In

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