ZigOglar – Strategies For Success
Salepage : ZigOglar – Strategies For Success
Learn about yourself as a thinker and a learner. When and where do you produce the most? What causes you to become distracted? Knowing your intellectual tendencies and habits allows you to better use your time and be more productive overall.
For each course, set a personal objective. Instead of focusing exclusively on the grade, analyze how each course adds to your general intellectual development or increases your skills in a topic of interest. In other words, rather of focusing on achieving a high score or avoiding a bad one, drive yourself to master skills and concepts.
Control your time and focus. Individuals who create precise, goal-oriented calendars are more productive and less stressed. After you’ve organized your calendar, focus on it and adhere to it by establishing external stakes (meetings with academics, a reading club, or a Learning Consultant) and incentives (dinner with friends, TV, etc.). Be present during a study session: switch off distractions (cell phones, e-mail) and focus on a single activity. If you divide or constantly move your focus to several projects, you will perform multiple things poorly instead of one thing well.
Consider yourself a professor. Instructors design their courses for a variety of reasons. Spend some time thinking about these factors as you progress through your courses. Consider why you’re reading this work at this point in the semester, or what this writing project is supposed to help you with.
After class, go through your notes as quickly as possible. If students do not review within 24 hours, they forget 50% of what they learn and 65% if they do not review within a week. Even a quick review is beneficial.
Do some work on a project the day it is assigned, especially by creating a strategy or outline for its completion. Starting a project is frequently the most difficult phase; starting early allows you to get over this high obstacle with plenty of time to improve your work.
Explain to a buddy a tough topic, concept, difficulty, or paragraph. According to research, one of the most effective methods to learn is to teach. If you try to describe what you’ve been studying to someone else, you’ll move the material from short-term to long-term memory, making it easier to recognize what you comprehend and what you don’t.
Take use of all of Princeton’s amazing resources geared to help you achieve as a student, such as the McGraw Center’s services; strategy seminars, review sessions, individual and group tutoring, as well as the Writing Center, Firestone reference librarians, and so on.