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Must-Have Supplies for First-Year Students

Must-Have Supplies for First-Year Students

At college, it’s rare for first-year students to get a list of supplies for each class. Most of the time, professors will note additional supplies on the syllabus and make recommendations on the first day of [...]

Midterm Survival Guide

Midterm Survival Guide

  At Florida Tech, week eight in the semester signals the beginning of a few things. For starters, it means that half the semester has passed. But it’s also a time that people dread. Why? During [...]

Don’t Miss the In-Class Exam Review

The class session before the final exam can yield important information that can help you better prepare. Despite this fact, many students fail to take advantage of the in-class review sessions. They show up and expect [...]

After the Exam – Follow-Up Strategies

After the Exam – Follow-Up Strategies

Taking responsibility for your education requires you to develop and hone your feedback solicitation skills. With regard to quizzes and exams, this happens once the instructor has graded the quiz or exam and the paper has [...]

Top 6 Exam Strategies for College Students

For many students, re-reading one’s notes is considered adequate review for an exam. While such preparation is admirable and encouraged, simply reading over notes silently does not make for a sound review strategy. The best review [...]

Reading & Notetaking – Part 2

Some students prefer to read the material first and then take notes in class; others would rather attend class and take notes, then customize their reading to the material and topics that the instructor has covered [...]

Reading & Notetaking – Part 1

Look at a syllabus for any college-level course, and you will find a reading assignment. Some courses require a minimal amount of reading, while other courses ask that you read twenty to fifty pages each night [...]

Five Athletics Strategies That Work in the Classroom

Five Athletics Strategies That Work in the Classroom

If you haven’t heard, Florida Tech has started practices for its new football team. Many ASC 1000 instructors have already met the players and we know that they bring many of their strategies from the field [...]