Professional Development for Women and Minorities

Study Smart, Study Less – Improving Your Study Skills

September 10, 2020

BEYA 2020

Study Smart, Study Less – Improving Your Study Skills
William Wright-El - Adjunct Professor - University of Pennsylvania
Carl Moore - Assistant Chief Academic Officer - University of the District of Columbia
Nichelle Grant - Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion - Siemens USA

Learning Objective: Assess methods for improving study skills Learning to study effectively is a skill that benefits everyone, even the smartest in the class.

When polled, most college students would agree that when they started college, they did not know how to properly study. In this seminar, we will address preparatory study principles, such as setting goals, knowing your learning style, being an active reader, participating in study groups, organizing your notes and study materials, and writing drafts of papers, that can help all students improve their study skills and perform better.

At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the traits of successful studying candidates.
  2. Generate methods for achieving successful studying habits.
  3. Outline methods for implementing successful studying techniques.

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