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Study Skills Resources

Time Management

Time management skills are your abilities to recognize and solve personal time management problems. The goal of these time management lessons is to show you what you can do to improve those skills.

This section of Mind Tools teaches you personal time management skills. These are the simple, practical techniques that have helped the leading people in business, sport and public service reach the pinnacles of their careers.

Memorization Techniques

Learning a new skill, language or even trying to remember a grocery list does not have to be difficult when you use these tips and techniques that are used to commit something to memory.

This page gives you access to powerful methods for significantly improving the power of your memory.

Lifestyle Habits for Excellent Memory

Test-Taking & Test Anxiety

Whether you're a high school or college student, tests are unavoidable. If you take a multiple-choice exam your strategy will be different than if you were to take an essay test. Learning proper note taking, studying and test taking strategies are a vital part of improving your grade and academic success.   

Note-Taking & Listening

Cornell Notes:

Listening is an essential learning tool.  Class notes can serve as an important tool for reviewing for exams and distilling key concepts.

There are many note-taking techniques available to help you become a more efficient note-taker. There are also guidelines to effective listening.

Useful Studying Habits

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Internet Research Skills

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Citing Sources Using MLA Style

In most college courses, we are asked to read and incorporate the writing of others into our own. Whenever you take ideas, paraphrase, or quote from a source, you need to indicate in your paper the sources from which the information came.

Typing Skills & Drills

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Study Skills for MBA Students