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You can Succeed Academically

You can Succeed Academically

Author: Tenisha Thomas

Standard A: Students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the lifespan.

A:A2 Acquire Skills for Improving Learning

A:A2.1 Apply time-management and task-management skills

A:A2.2 Demonstrate how effort and persistence positively affect learning

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How Does This Apply to Me?

In fifty words or more, detail how you will apply what you have learned in this tutorial to your own life to ensure that you are successful?

Effective Study Tips

Effectively Manage Your Time

Time Management

The best tips in effective time management can be found here. In short, make plans and know what you can and cannot do. Learn how to say no. You can't always make every engagement or family activity especially when you have deadlines. In other cases, you have engagements that you cannot get out of attending but who says you can't bring your work along with you?

Do you have the Study Skills for Success?

Grades matter. Every gets you closer to the finish line. For some, the sight of the finish line can seem very cloudy. Through the development of appropriate study skills, goal setting, and time management you will sail through the finish line.

To be successful, students need the appropriate skills. Study skills can affect the way any student performs academically which in turn affects their grades and future opportunities.

Your attitude is everything! Don't reflect solely on the negative, look for the positive in every learning situation.

Don't Procrastinate!

Procrastination can be your worst enemy however, there is a method you can follow to avoid falling into such a pitfall.

First decide what needs to get done prioritize and set goals. From there, establish a sensible routine that you can follow. Figure out what drives you and work for that motivation. Make sure you take short breaks when you are tired and be sure to get back to work.

Remember, procrastination is a habit only you can break.

Source: "Academic Success Center." Procrastination Solutions. Oregon State University, n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2015. <>.