How to Study and Succeed in College
Raise your GPA with a few simple tools learned in this class. For example, do you know what your instructor's "Chair Seven" is? This brief study skills program provides you with the kinds of skills necessary for successful academic achievement in a competitive environment. It’s a great investment in your future and an opportunity to feel more comfortable and adjust to your life on campus.
The How to Study and Succeed class offers tips and information in the following areas:
» Learn your personal motivation style.
» Write better papers that earn higher grades.
» Make the most of any situation - academically and socially and emotionally using tools to better understand yourself and build confidence.
» How to do better on exams.
» Take better notes.
» Prepare more engaging presentations and speeches.
» Keys to introducing yourself to new people.
» Find student services offered at NDSU.
» How to enjoy college life and manage your time.
This program is designed to provide you with the kinds of skills necessary for successful academic achievement in a competitive environment. Instruction is based on research about study skills that influence academic success. Feedback from previous participants indicates that knowing how to study and that discussing the problems which frequently arise in a college classroom help in preparing to meet such challenges successfully and confidently. This class is like a personal check-up for your study skills. College freshman, seniors in high school, and any student who wants to find ways to be more successful in college will find this class insightful and interesting.
The cost of a four-year college education rises each year. Because college attendance is a major financial investment for families and students, this program focuses on those skills which can help maximize a student’s potential while putting this investment to work in the classroom.