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Tips for Success

Purchase textbooks, install plugins

Create and stick to a schedule
Set goals and reward yourself when you meet them
Avoid procrastination by not finishing tasks at the last minute

Set up a comfortable, clutter-free and quiet learning space free of distractions

Be an active participant by initiating and participating in class discussion
Regularly check Blackboard for email, discussion topics, and instructor's memos

Study with other students
Take advantage of Fordham's support services

Visit eLearner's Back to School "Survival Guide": The Online Learner's Edition for more tips

Learning Resources:

Strategies for Note Taking

Developing Goals
Help for Sustaining Concentration
Effective Habits for Effective Study
Tips for Better Test Taking
Study Guides and Strategies

Fordham Links:


Disability Services
Writing Center

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