Survival Tactics

I must give credit where credit is due. My brother looked at the site and said that I needed to address the day-to-day needs of college students. Mostly, that involves succeeding in school but of course there’s quite a bit to it.

What Professors Want

Dr. Lawrence Kotkin is currently an adjunct professor of Psychology at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue. He prides himself on being one of the toughest professors at his school and doesn’t lose sleep over failing students. He’s also my dad. He volunteered to write pieces on what’s professors really want from students, and they will be going up as he puts them out. The content is his own and he has his email at the bottom if you’d like to comment:

A New Beginning: The Spring Semester

Study Tips

Studying is a skill and it is not necessarily one that is taught in school. The way that it works is that the teachers of older grades rely on the teachers of younger grades to teach them, and they rarely do. Here is an ever-expanding list of different pointers in proper study habits that will help you studying smarter, getting good grades and at the same time having a life:

Make a Schedule

Reward Yourself

Learn Memorization Tricks

Find Your Learning Style

Study With a Friend

Get Some Sleep

Divide the Work With Friends and Conquer

Use Graphic Organizers

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