Unformatted text preview: Success In College (8)
Combination of Factors
Learning strategies to apply in and out of class
Commitment to hard work and achieving goals
Flexibility Your Academic Success What strategies learned in this class have you applied
this How successful have you been? What do you do well? What do you plan to change? What new habits have you formed?
What What has worked well for you! Profile of Your Study
System What You Do Well Practices that have become vital part of learning and study
methods What You Will Change Now An approach that will benefit you and that you will commit to –
Write it down
Write How Effective? How Strong is Your Commitment? Personal Action Plan –
p. Managing Time Use of planner or calendar
Balance time between academic, personal, work
Reduce procrastination Choosing a suitable study location Minimize distractions Organize self, space, and materials Personal Action Plan
Selective and attentive listening in class Create clear, correct, concise notes Review notes and create study guides Understanding reading assignments Preview chapter
Reading in shorter time increments
Create study guides Personal Action Plan
Using memory tools Adequate sleep Review regularly Study regularly Use senses Associate Memory strategies Preparing well for test Manage worry & anxiety
Stay Success Checklist Are you clear about why you are attending college?
Do you know what each instructors expects of you?
Are you prepared for classes?
Are you managing your time wisely?
Are you using effective methods of study for each course?
Are you involving yourself in college life? Skills Translate into Success Skills such as time management, setting goals, reading, and getting along
with others will serve you...
with In your working life In your personal life Increase confidence Increase organizational skills Increase productivity Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Investigate new interests
Read, read, read
Spend time with interesting people
Pursue improvement in your studies and career
Talk to people from different generations
Delve into other cultures
Find a mentor
Experience the arts
Be creative Connection Between College and Lifelong
Learning “The future belongs to those who are capable of being retrained again and
Futurist Daniel Burns Knowledge in nearly every field is doubling every two to three years Technology is changing how you live and work Jobs today are knowledge-based jobs that ask workers to think critically to
come up with solutions
come Workers are changing jobs and careers more frequently ...
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- Summer '06
- Management, three years, personal action plan, Daniel Burns