Time Management Tips
Step #1: Determine how much time is needed to prepare for and study in each class. Click here for assistance.
Step #2: Make a plan! Use the Planner Handout to identify blocks of ideal study times.
TIP: Monitor your study time so that you identify the "right" amount of time for each course for the grade you want.
Step #4: Consult the Time Management Cook Book for practical advice and tips--plus time-saving recipes!
Need more help?
Set up an appointment for a Time Management tutoring session with one of our specially trained tutors. Use the "Success Skills" option and select Time Management. Click here for Directions.
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Click on the links below for additional tips to help you better manage your time.
Visit the following ANSWERS to help with study strategies:
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Access writing tips and resources by clicking here.
Click on the questions below to reveal helpful reading tips and strategies to better understand and retain complex information:
View the video below for helpful strategies to use when reading scholarly article.
Taking good notes has many benefits! It helps you to organize and understand complex information and is a great tool to use to review, study, and learn information. TIP: Did you know that there is evidence that the process of handwriting notes actually activates the part of the brain that helps you remember what you wrote?
Click here to access valuable information about how to take effective notes.
Consider using the Cornell Note Taking method, a popular and effective way to take notes.
Prepare for your tests from the beginning by studying effectively!
Prepare for tests on a weekly basis!
Work on anti-anxiety techniques
Prepare the week of the exam
Use Critical Thinking Skills
Click on the links to learn more about certification exams in your program:
Use Skill Surfer to access practice tests for many standardized exams.
1. Log into the Student Portal and select Tutoring from the Resources dropdown menu
2. Click on the Skill Surfer button in the main menu.
3. Click on the "Career Prep and Job Resources" button.
4. Select the your occupational interest from this menu by clicking on the appropriate button.
For guidance on all stages of the writing process, please visit our Writing Guide.
Watch these short instructional videos to gain a better understanding of paraphrasing and how to cite paraphrases in your writing.
Interested in having your paper edited? Click here to connect to the Online Writing Lab. View the video above or follow these instructions:
1. Log into Tutoring from the Resources dropdown menu on the Student Portal.
2. Click on the "Writing Lab" button.
3. Attach your paper using the Browse feature. Add any comments that you would like the wrting expert to know in the textbox at the bottom of the page. (TIP: Consider copy and pasting the assignment into the textbox at the bottom of the page so that the writing expert is familiar with the assignment's requirements.) Click Submit.
4. Once you have submitted your paper, wait 24-36 hours (or until you get an email in your Rasmussen student email account) and log back into the Online Writing Lab. Look for the Message Center to find the feedback on your paper.