I want to help you avoid the mistakes I made that had my brain in a whirlwind. Nobody taught me these things. I had to slip down into a state of deep confusion, despair and nearly drop out of college before I forced myself to "see" if something else would work.
Algebra is one of the most complex subjects of study. It is also the basis for many more difficult levels of study, like engineering, physics, business and even culinary arts. As a math tutor of mainly Algebra students, I have learned that most students have not mastered specific basics of Pre-Algebra and therefore are left stuck on more complex Algebra problems. Always remember that math builds on itself, so what you learn in the past will be used for learning something on the next level.
As a college student, there may be weekends during the semester when you want to go home and spend time with family and friends, maybe for a special occasion, holiday, family event or just because.
Here are five (5) helpful tips to keep you focused during some of the most distracting times. I've also created a Holiday Break Study Planner to organize and prioritize your tasks.
The beginning of each semester is a special and precious time, because in just a few days your world will be turned upside down. Your schedule will be hijacked and your normal habits of eat, sleep and exercise will be threatened.
You will make it out alive! I promise. (I didn’t think I would either, but I did. Whew!) To help you towards your victory, here are super important 9 tips to help you prepare for a new semester and get started on the right foot. I’ve created a summary checklist for you to keep handy as a reference.