Strategies and Tools

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Topics

Time Management Reading and Notemaking Presentation Skills
Focus and Concentration Exam Prep Perfectionism in Writing
Motivation and Procrastination Memory Strategies Healthy Technology Habits
Stress and Coping Strategies Quantitative Problem Solving  Helpful Online Tools and Apps

 

Videos

Levels of Thinking: How to Think Smart at University. At university, performance on exams requires mastery beyond memorization, such as comprehension, analysis, application, and evaluation. Different types of exams may assess different levels of thinking, so it is important to match your study techniques to the level of thinking required .

Create Your Weekly Schedule. There are 168 hours in the week — how will you fit everything in? Follow the instructions in this video to create your own weekly schedule. This may help reduce stress, balance your workload and improve your productivity! Access our weekly schedule template online.

 

Resources for

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