Here are some study tips for you
1. Develop realistic expectations for yourself; set your own goals and develop a positive attitude towards learning and
earning your qualiﬁcations.
2. List your motivators for achieving your academic goals: extrinsic (grades, parents, money), intrinsic (mastery of material,
desire to learn) and other personal reasons.
3. Make a commitment as to when you will work on an assignment. Be speciﬁc about when you want to complete it and put
the date for starting the assignment on your calendar where you will see it daily.Then stick to your commitment.
4. Break down big assignments into smaller parts and work on the assignment a little at a time; set dates for completing each
5. If you are ﬁnding assignments difﬁcult, complete small, easier tasks ﬁrst in order to build your conﬁdence.
6. Ask for help if you don’t understand an assignment. Obtaining clariﬁcation from a lecturer or tutor may put you back on
the right track and decrease frustration.
7. Find ways to relate class material and assignments to your life or future career.
8. Find ways to deal with distracting personal problems that are making it difﬁcult for you to focus on your academic work.
9. Minimize self-defeating behaviors and thoughts (e.g., procrastination, low conﬁdence, wanting a “perfect” product) which
may impeding academic achievement. Look for small improvements and small successes, as you change your behaviors.
10. Reward yourself when you ﬁnish each task and complete an assignment. Feel good about what you have accomplished,
don’t just focus on what’s left to complete