Top Concerns

Academics

Struggling with academics can make college life difficult and challenge your self-confidence. The articles and resources below provide an overview of suggestions to help you get ahead.

Time Management & Procrastination

Use the Pomodoro Method: 1. Choose a task to be accomplished. 2. Set a timer to 25 minutes. 3. Work on the task until the timer rings. 4. Take a short break (5 minutes is OK). 5. Repeat 4 times, then take a longer break.

ADHD and Your Academics

Research shows that multi-modal learning helps people learn and remember. Try these creative tips: • As you read highlight the text with different colors • Make notes and doodle them • Make audio notes with iphones or other recorders and review them as you walk across campus • Use mnemonics to create funny ways to remember stuff • Try standing up while you read • Try reading the assignment aloud to yourself using an expressive (not boring) voice