Services for Students with Disabilities

Planning Rituals and Routines for Success

The habit of planning can make a big difference between high academic achievement and a mediocre journey through college.  A small amount of time set aside for planning at the beginning of each semester, before each week begins, and the night before or the morning of each new day can help us reach academic milestones on time, attain desired GPAs, and develop strong habits for college and career.  So what do people say works to keep them on track and accomplishing what needs to be done by them?

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Writing: Think of the Basics and Find a Personal Process

People are different in how they approach writing assignments. Some follow a very logical path; others have a more holistic or creative approach to writing. Whether writing processes are fast or slow and topics narrow or broad, we will always be refining our process.  Think about your own habits of writing and consider the ideas presented here.

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[1] Note Taking: Exploring the Possibilities

As an academic coach, I have been receiving many inquires about the most effective note taking process. There are various options and some personal trial, practice, and choice are needed.  I am writing to share information about various options.