Learning Skills and Strategies

University courses often require more rigorous effort and skills than those necessary to succeed in high school.  The resources below can help you assess your level of college learning skills and address the specific areas that need your attention. 

Assessing your Learning Skills and Strategies

Academic Wellness Survey (27 questions)
Inventory of College Level Study Skills (51 questions)

Improving Learning Skills and Strategies

Listening in Class
Marking Textbooks
Note Taking in Class
Reading Skills
Study Groups
Test Taking Strategies
Practice Exams
Writing Papers
Other Online Resources

One of the most effective ways to improve your academic skills is to attend an academic workshop. Workshops are offered daily on various study skills to help you be more successful. Click here to browse workshop topics, or check out our workshop calendar to find out when you can attend.

If you've tried the previous suggestions and still need help, please stop by our office at 2590 WSC to arrange for a paraprofessional to work with you one-on-one to improve your academic performance.