Meet Our Consultants

Consultant Abby

Abby

“Keep your brain fueled with health snacks, especially if you’re up late studying!”

Consultant Adam

Adam

“Always get a head start.”

Consultant Arlynne

Arlynne

“Highlight key terms in your notes and readings with a different colored pen. It makes them much easier to find when reviewing for a test or a paper later.”

Consultant Ben

Ben

“Treat studying like a job because earning good grades will lead you to a good job.”

Consultant Ben

Ben

“If the course before an exam offers a review session and a practice exam, always try to do the practice before the session. Then try to do the practice exam again once more to get comfortable with the material.”

Consultant Birin

Birin

“Always be organized and manage your time. That also means planning to get sleep every night.”

Consultant Chris

Chris

“To get the most out of a lecture class, read before each class. Knowing what the professor will be teaching beforehand helps you to benefit more from his lectures.”

Consultant Colleen

Colleen

“Take advantage of academic resources such as recitation sections, PILOT, and the Learning Den. It will give you insight on your courses and also save you time studying later!”

Consultant Dami

Dami

“Don’t just plan your work; plan your fun ;)”

Consultant Eli

Eli

“Plan as far in advance as possible and review the day’s notes and lectures each night.”

Consultant Emily

Emily

“Sometimes if I type up notes I type so quickly that all I’m really doing is exercising my fingers. Writing notes out by hand takes longer, but you are more conscious of what you’re writing and will probably remember the material better.”

Consultant Hank

Hank

“Make a commitment to excellence today.”

Consultant Jay

Jay

“Use your time wisely. As a student, your time is worth just as much as the tuition to go to this school so be sure to use gaps in your schedule to do homework or catch up on classes.”

Consultant John

John

“Always think about what’s next on your to-do list, so that it never takes you by surprise.”

Consultant Katarina

Katarina

“First go through study materials for the big picture, then again for focusing on details.”

Consultant KC

KC

“Read the book as you cover the material in class- that way when you sit down to study for the exam you aren’t learning any new material.”

Consultant Kylie

Kylie

“Break longer assignments down into smaller, more manageable pieces – take it one day at a time!”

Consultant Laila

Laila

“Never be defeated by a subject. Sleep on it and approach it with a fresh perspective later. It helps sort through what you know and what you need help with.”

Consultant Laura

Laura

“If you’re feeling unfocused or bored, switch locations every few hours to break it up!”

Consultant Lindsay

Lindsay

“Break up big assignments into bite size pieces”

Consultant Liyang

Liyang

“Studying and understanding a little bit everyday will go a long way. When studying, free yourself of distraction and focus.”

Consultant Malka

Malka

“Keep up with class readings and take notes on them. That way, when a test or essay comes along, you already have a rough study guide.”

Consultant Maria

Maria

“You cannot live a positive life with a negative mindset. Be positive and you will be a GREAT student!”

Consultant Maria

Maria

“Taking care of yourself is as important as a study session in Gilman, so take a break, eat balanced, sleep well, and exercise regularly. It really does make a difference.”

Consultant Maya

Maya

“During study breaks, take a walk outside or go to the gym instead of staying on the computer.”

Consultant Megan

Megan

“Plan ahead! Make a schedule of everything you have to do and stick to it!”

Consultant Melanie

Melanie

“Study to your strength instead of your preferences.”

Consultant Meredith

Meredith

“Make a schedule! That way you know what you have to get done on a certain day… it also forces you to prioritize different assignments, which helps with organization in the long run.”

Michael Wu

Michael

“Follow the 50/10 rule (50 minute study session, 10 minutes break). Get a perfect 10!”

Consultant Minerva

Minerva

“Use a planner/calendar for every month of the semester to write in exam dates and assignment due dates. Keep yourself organized!”

Consultant Ning

Ning

“Preview makes a difference!”

Consultant Pamela

Pamela

“It’s all about balance!”

Consultant Priscilla

Priscilla

“Repetition!”

Consultant Samuel

Samuel

“Spend 5-10 minutes writing about your anxieties before an exam; it helps to calm your nerves beforehand!”

Consultant Sara

Sara

“Set personal deadlines for yourself way before the actual deadline.”

Consultant Sarah

Sarah

“Don’t Panic! When you are calm and less worried you can get a lot more of an assignment accomplished.”

Consultant Stephanie

Stephanie

“Make flashcards with important terms/definitions as you’re reading your textbook.”

Consultant Talia

Talia

“Instead of going back to your dorm room between class to “catch up” on some sleep, catch up on some reading or homework!”

Consultant Tory

Tory

“Procrastination never leads to good work.”

Consultant Wenmin

Wenmin

“Focus on the most important thing and set priorities of your schedule!”