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Tips & Strategies for Students

Reading Strategies
Want to make your readings more meaningful? Check out the SQ3R reading strategy. It will help you read selectively for the important information within a chapter.

Tips for Active Listening
Having a hard time paying attention in class? The SLANTT can help make you an active listener.

Notetaking Strategies
Learn a better way to take notes using the Cornell Method

Learning Styles
Discover your preferred learning style and which study methods will work best for you!

Principles of Memory
Learn how your brain stores (or forgets) memories.

Strategies to Improve Your Memory
You really can improve your memory! Learn some strategies to improve information retention.

Test Taking Strategies
Review our useful tips for answering true/false and multiple choice questions before taking your next exam!

Time Management Strategies
Are you busy and stressed and finding it hard to fit everything in? Try some of these time management strategies!

LINCS Strategy
LINCS is an effective way to learn new vocabulary. Try it out!

COE's Learning Toolbox
JMU's College of Education maintains the Learning Toolbox. A wealth of information on test taking and study tips.