Tagged: Study Skills

Test Prep – It’s Never Too Early (even in the summer)

We know it’s summer vacation, but we thought we’d throw a brief video workshop online for those of you who’ve resolved to make this the “best fall semester ever” (translation: you’re telling yourselves you won’t procrastinate come exams this time. Really.) We asked some students to include their tips on test prep here. If you […]

Combating the Post-Test Blues

Are you a post-test worrier? Do you obsess about the answers that could have been? Take it from us, with enough prep work before the test, you won’t ponder too long about whether that multiple choice section sucked too many points off your score or whether that last blue book essay blew your professor away […]

PY 106 on BUniverse

Check out this instructional video for PY 106 on BUniverse. If you want to see more, check out these other BUniverse videos from the Physics department. The ERC offers peer tutoring in about 150 100-level and 200-level courses (including PY106). If you decide to request a peer tutor, check out the peer tutoring page on […]

Know Thyself: What’s your Learning Style?

Being a “good” student really means being consistent, but if certain study techniques aren’t working for you, it might be time to re-evaluate the way you study.  Flash cards aren’t for everyone, for example and some students may learn better by reciting terms or concepts out loud. This Sensory Preference Self Test will help you […]

Jot This Down: How to Take Better Notes

Taking notes in class is underrated. If you find yourself scrawling illegibly on the page, or worse,find yourself dusting off your notebook come exam time, read on. Most students write notes out in the classic outline format. If it works for you, stick to it, but your notes might come alive if you really paint […]

Is this a good place to study? Take the Quiz!!

With a special thanks to the Division of Student Affairs Study Environment Analysis The purpose of this inventory is to help you evaluate the three places you study most frequently. Begin by identifying these three locations in the blanks below. List them in the order in which you use them most frequently. Then answer each question […]