Academic Success Tips

Here are some helpful tips to assist students in maximizing academic success:

  • Attend class regularly
  • Work individually with your instructor during office hours
  • Do all course homework prior to class
  • Take good notes during lectures, visit Ohm 207 for assistance with note taking and study skills
  • Tape record lectures (per instructor permission)
  • Form a study group with others in your class
  • Practice effective time management. The Academic Success Guide is available to assist with goal setting, organizing, budgeting and scheduling.
  • Use resources available to you, such as classmates, coworkers, family and friends. KCC provides several options for students, including the Learning Resource Center and The Center for Student Success.
  • Get comfortable with technology
  • Time management and research are a big part of student life, and understanding how to properly use technology will create much better use of your time