Unformatted text preview: there is no way they can keep up so they don’t try. What are the new behaviors struggling students need? Prioritizing . What do you want? Make a list. Reorder the wants in order of importance. Managing time . This is difficult. The college offers workshops on time management. Videos and books are available in the library. Get a calendar. Block out time for reading, reviewing, writing, studying. Getting help . The staff members at the college are here for you. Teachers encourage questions. Tutoring is available free in the Irene Brodie Academic Skills Center. If you meet someone unhelpful, try somebody else. Congratulating you . Compliment yourself with each positive step. C minuses don’t change to A’s overnight. Celebrate the C’s and C+’s, too. The A’s and B’s will come eventually. Always feel free to visit, call, or write me for help. Adapted from Brother’s “Clean Out Your Mental Closet.” January 5, 2003...
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- Fall '09
- Want, new behaviors, Irene Brodie Academic Skills Center, Irene Brodie Academic