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Success Links

 

Success doesn't happen by chance; it takes good planning, lots of work, and a wise use of available resources. The links listed below are just one of the excellent resources available to RMCC students. These links will take you to great sites that will help you manage your time, take better notes, study more effectively, work on your memory, take tests, and handle the stresses of college life.

 

SURVIVING THE FIRST YEAR

First Year Focus Allyn & Bacon's site devoted to surviving your first year

Transition to College - Top 10 Issues Identified by Students Ten Tips You Need to Survive College

 

TIME MANAGEMENT SITES

Time Management Pretest

The 168 Hours in a Week Exercise What do you do with your 168 hours/week???
Great Handouts From Dartmouth University

Hourly Schedule Detailed Weekly Schedule (in Half-Hour Slots) Sample Weekly Study Schedule Monthly Schedule

More on Time Management Schedules From CalPoly

Ten Time-Management Tips From CollegeBoard.Com

Using Your Course Syllabi for Semester Planning for Courses Creating a Course Chart

TAMU - ABC Method of Time Management and To-Do Lists Forms

George Washington U - Good vs. Bad To-Do Lists

George Washington U - Obstacles to Time Management

KSU - Managing My Time Means Managing Me!

 

READING & LISTENING SKILLS

Remembering What You Read Active Reading Checklist Barriers To Effective Listening in Class

 

NOTE TAKING SKILLS

Note-Taking 13 Points for Taking the Best Notes Editing Lecture Notes

Making Notes Instead of Taking Notes

Mind Tools - Information Skills - Concept Maps Concept Mapping

 

TEST TAKING SKILLS

Predicting Test Questions Preparing for Tests Test-Taking Strategies Test Anxiety Workshop Test-Taking Pitfalls Reasons to Go Over Graded Tests

Seven Strategies for Improving Test Performance

 

STUDY SKILLS

Study Skill Checklist (linked to help resources) Study Distraction Analysis Memory Principles

The Six Hour D -- from Russ Dewey

Rehearsing to Learn and Student Academic Success Inventory How to Be a Successful Student

Mind Tools - Memory Techniques and Mnemonics General Purpose Learning Strategies


LEARNING STYLES

DVC Learning Style Survey Background on the Four Learning Styles in the DVC Survey

Multiple Intelligences Inventory

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