Now that teachers and students have adjusted to new schedules and routines, it’s important to embrace the current learning environment. The Skills and Academic Support Department at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is here to help you continue to succeed while at home with strategies and tips that will keep you in a motivated and engaged mindset.
Recently, a group of CH-CH alumni returned to campus in Waltham. Their goal was to lead a discussion with the current class of seniors, giving advice that has helped them in their time in college and beyond. Here are the top 7 tips that they had for high school seniors:
How many times have you said that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get your homework done? Do you ever have to stay up late to study for a test the next day? By improving your time management skills in high school or middle school, you’ll be able to get your work done quicker, spend less time stressing about homework or studying and improve your grades.
Being stuck and unable to get motivated can be a terrible feeling, but you have the power to change your mindset by changing your self-talk. We all have internal speech (self-talk), which is prominent in the following situations:
Studying for exams can be a daunting, often anxiety-inducing task. Let’s be real - no one enjoys studying for exams, but could that be because you haven’t found the way that is most effective for your learning style?