College is all about many things — preparing you for a career, transitioning from teen to adult, and establishing a love for lifelong learning. College is an opportunity for you to take charge of the direction of your life. Here are 10 tips and strategies for not only surviving but thriving in college.
One of the biggest help request I receive from students is on the subject of time management. A lot of times students become surprised when I tell them, “don’t try to manage time, just try to be more productive”.
Sleep deprivation is a major problem among college students. A 2001 study revealed that 11% of college students have good sleep quality while 73% have sleep problems. This could lead to lower grades and even health problems. Why a good night sleep is so important?
A group of psychologist conducted a meta-analysis (a study of multiple studies) to determine what are the most effective study techniques. The group analyzed more than 700 research studies and identified the ten most common strategies used by students in multiple contexts. Here are the top ten strategies ranked in order of effectiveness.