Self-Help

Study Effectively

Many study reading methods have been evolved. Although known by different titles and utilizing slightly different steps, all of them have one thing in...

Tips For Participating In Class Discussions

Preparing for discussion classes demands more time and effort than getting ready for lecture classes. Most of the work is done before class: time is s...

How To Take Exams

Some of the following suggestions pertain to any type of examination; others may be useful for a particular type of examination.    Get relaxed just b...

How To Prepare For Exams

The purpose of the written examination is to provide the instructor with evidence regarding the amount of knowledge the student has acquired in the co...

Effective Listening and Note-taking

You can think about four times FASTER than a lecturer can speak. Effective LISTENING requires the expenditure of energy; to compensate for the rate of...

Stress Management

Stress is a normal part of life; in fact, people need a certain amount of stress in order to function at high levels. Adjusting to a different culture...

Stress Management Strategies

Exercise–regular, routine, and aerobic. Engage with support systems: peers, community, etc. Express yourself—talk it over with family, friends, c...

Sleep Hygiene Rules

The following rules can help you to achieve a better pattern of sleep. It can take at least several days, and often up to a week before you will see i...

Coping With Trauma: Skills For Facilitators

Given your role in the University system, you may be called on to help people through this crisis. It is normal to feel helpless and to think that you...