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Effective Learning

Tips for effective learning, including suggested study habits and guidance for utilizing virtual study groups and office hours with instructors.

Exam Preparation
Exam Preparation - Exams are a meaningful part of your college career. Get tips for exam preparation to help you succeed.
Guidance for Using Office Hours
Guidance for Using Office Hours - Office hours are a flexible, convenient way to seek help from your instructors.
Study Habits
Study Habits - Making a plan and adjusting your study habits can help you succeed during your transition to remote learning.
Use of Webcams
Use of Webcams - Learn about the factors that instructors consider when deciding to use webcams in their courses.
Virtual Study Groups
Virtual Study Groups - Explore, learn, and find your fit with three ways to create virtual study groups.