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Find a quiet place to study. Home or
Avoid doing your homework or studying in
front of the T.V. You lose concentration.
Read your syllabus. If you do not
understand something, ask your professor
Study with a friend or have a study
group. One or more group members are
likely to understand something you do
not. Share your notes and ask questions
to each other.
Know what your learning style is.
(visual, auditory, tactile/kinesthetic)
Give yourself a break. For example, five
minute break after twenty-five minutes
To help remember information more
easily, try to relate what you are
studying to what you already know.
Begin with the most difficult
assignments, and then advance to the
Determine what is the best time for you
to study. For example, in the morning,
in the afternoon, or at night. Then
study at that time every day.
After each study session, try to
remember the main points and as many
details as possible.
Do not be afraid to ask questions. This
is a way to find answers. Ask your
professors, librarians, or classmates.
Try to study when you are rested and
alert. Sometimes last minute study is a
waste of time.
Use all the sources you have to study.
For example class notes and books.
Things you should know when applying for financial aid:
Read all the instructions carefully
File your income tax early
File your FAFSA as soon as possible
Save time and file electronically
Be aware of deadlines.
keep a copy of your application.
Federal Aid Requirements:
Demonstrate financial need
Have a high school diploma or a General
Students must be working toward a degree
or certificate in an eligible program.
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non citizen
Have a valid Social Security Number
Maintain satisfactory academic standing
Enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours