Helpful Tips and Handouts for Academic Success

ASP Staff create and update tips and handouts for students.

These tips and handouts are designed to help students be successful on their academic journey.

 

Below is information about the transition from High School to College.

 

Click here to download a PDF of How College Differs from High School.

 

Click here to see a more detailed chart on How College Differs from High School.

 

Below are handouts related to Time Management Skills.

 

Click here to download a Weekly Study Calendar.

  • The Weekly Study Calendar is a great tool for students to use to block out time for class times, meals, sleep, exercise, work, extra-curricular activities, etc. 
    • Students can print out a copy and color code. Some students make one they follow for the whole semester. Others print and make one at the beginning of each week.
    • Students can also save the Word Document (linked above) and type their schedule and color code that way.
    • ASP Staff also keep printed copies of the Weekly Study Calendar in our office for students to take and use.

 

Click here to download the Semester on a Page (or Semester Test and Assignments Calendar).

  • The Semester on a Page (or Semester Test and Assignments Calendar) is a one-page document that breaks down the semester week by week.
    • At the beginning of each semester, students can use this document to help them write out when assignments, quizzes, and projects are due and when exams will take place.
      • Students can use 1 Semester on a Page for all courses or create 1 Semester on a Page for each course. 
      • ASP Staff update this each semester to include important Academic Dates for students.
      • ASP Staff also keep printed copies of the Semester on a Page in our office for students to take and use.

 

Click here to download the 8-Day Study Plan.

 

Click here to download the 5-Day Study Plan.

  • The 8-Day Study Plan and 5-Day Study Plan are documents to help students plan for studying for tests or exams.
  • Both study plans give students general guidance on when they should start planning for exams including gathering material, making practice questions, and leaving the day before the exam as a final review day.

 

Click here to download a copy of the Spring 2020 Finals Packet.

  • The Finals Packet is a PDF document created to help students create a plan to study for their final exams.
    • The Finals Packet includes: Final Exam Schedule, End of Semester Calendar, 8-day and 5-day Study Plans, Comprehensive Study Plan, and Daily Study Guide.
  • The Finals Packet is updated each semester to reflect current Final Exam Schedule and End of Semester Calendar.
  • ASP Staff also keep printed copies of the Finals Packet in our office for students to take and use.