Topics covered include:
- Registering for classes and what to look out for
- The book-buying process
- The importance of your first week on campus
- Becoming an expert at managing time and your hectic schedule
- How to advocate for yourself
- Learning to perfect your own note-taking techniques regardless of how the college professor presents them
- Handling the reading overload
- Writing your own rules for papers
- How to study and when to cram
This one-on-one series will take place conveniently around your student’s schedule. The two-hour sessions detailed below will be adapted to meet the individual needs of your student.
Session 1: Starting Out Right
What you need to prepare before stepping on campus and the importance of your first week.
Session 2: Getting Into It
Learn how to manage your time successfully between studying, classes and social activities.
Session 3: How to Study and When to Cram
The “I hate studying” guide to studying, including strategies for reading, note-taking, skimming, understanding material vs. memorizing, and more.
Session 4: Writing and Self-advocacy
Learn writing techniques and strategies, including how to limit a paper or expand it. Spot signs of trouble early and know what to do. Understand the importance of self-advocacy, reducing anxiety and not getting overwhelmed.
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