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Finding the Study Space That's Right For You

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Mar 21, 2013 8:19:00 AM

It may take some exploring and experimenting to the find study space that works best for you.

By Colleen Shanahan

Homework. Group projects. Finals. Quiet time. All of these tasks require a setting that compliments students’ individual needs.

But not all study areas are created equally.

A place that works for most students might be the place that drives you crazy. Here are a few suggestions for finding the study space that best suits your personality.

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Topics: Study Skills

Achieving Success In An Online Degree Program, Brick By Brick

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Feb 27, 2013 8:48:00 AM

To be a successful online degree program student, take advantage of academic resources early in your college career.

We all know what happened to the two little pigs who built their houses out of straw and sticks.

One puff from the big, bad wolf and “poof.”

Gone.

We also know that the third little pig built his house out of bricks.

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Topics: Academic Success, Study Skills

Roadblocks To Student Success: 3 Tutoring Myths

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Jan 31, 2013 8:07:00 AM

Achieving success online or on-campus means looking at tutoring from a new perspective.

By Colleen Sexton

Every time I see a student for a paper review or English tutoring in the Learning Resource Center, I think back to my own days as an undergraduate at Saint Leo University.

I commiserate with students about the lure of procrastination, the sometimes lengthy process of learning grammar, and how hard it is to critique your own writing, because everything, at a point, starts to look correct.

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Topics: Academic Success, Study Skills

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