Welcome to the Newnan Advising Center's Strategies for Success Website
Have you ever wondered how some students earn “A”s while you struggle no matter how much time you study? Do you feel that your grades don’t reflect your academic potential? Many UM students believe that the “A” students receive high scores without a strong effort. In reality, students who earn high grades have developed or adapted their study strategies to meet the rigors of college coursework. You can do the same. Use the information on this site to develop your personal study strategies plan.
Learn how to manage your time, create a long term plan and strategize your schedule.
Find out what your learning style is and how you can use it to your advantage to excel in your courses.
Discover how to prepare for class, engage with the lecture material and review your notes.
Gain tips on preparing for tests throughout the semester and before an exam. Understand test anxiety.
Learn practical tips for reading college-level textbooks, including what to do before, during and after you read.
Learn strategies for different types of courses, such as foreign language and biology.
Understand motivation and learn what you can do to get motivated.
Find out how studying with peers can help you excel in classes and how to form your own study groups.
Learn how to most effectively use office hours and obtain letters of recommendation.
Discover how to manage stress and to eat, exercise and sleep to enhance your mental and physical well-being.
Find tutoring and other academic support resources around campus.
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