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Study Skills

The Learning Centre tutors can help you with study skills including how to read textbooks efficiently, note-taking, memorization techniques, and studying for different types of test questions.

 

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LibGuides (VCC) VCC's key resources for Student Success

Study Skills/Time Management Skills

Study Skills Assessment Take this short online quiz about your study strategies to figure out which areas you could improve on for academic success.
9 Best Scientific Study Tips YouTube video featuring the 9 best scientific study tips
Assignment Calculator University of Toronto's online assignment calculator breaks projects and papers up into manageable steps that help you meet your deadlines.
Crash Course Study SkillsNew Thomas Frank is going to help you learn to be a better student. He'll go over study tips, note taking, getting organized, and so much more!
UBC’s student toolkitsNew Toolkits include: Managing Your Time, Preparing for Exams, Reading Textbook, Taking Notes, Working in Groups, etc ...
Study Guides and Strategies A privately maintained series of worksheets that cover just about every imaginable study skill.
Why Multi-Tasking Doesn't Work *Video* Interesting, short video explaining how the brain works when you attempt to multi-task and the negative impact on accomplishing work.

Test Preparation/Test-Taking Strategies

Exam Preparation Take a short quiz on how ready you are for your exam and learn some effective strategies for exam preparation and good test performance.
10 Tips on How to Ace an Exam *Video* A short video on 10 effective study tips to improve your exam performance based on research results
I blew my exam, now what? *Video* A short video on how to learn and improve after a bad exam experience