DO YOUR RESEARCH
The decision to enhance one’s education is a very important one. You will be investing a lot of time, money and energies in completing your degree program in the university. Hence, it is imperative that you learn as much as possible about the potential academic programs in the university before you plan to attend these. Use available university calendars as your potential guides for understanding the nature of the academic programs being offered. Get proper advice, and try to seek help available from the academic counselors, Professors, and use any other resources being made available on the university campus. Travel to the university campus so as to seek and feel your comfort levels with the environment.
If you are not sure which program is right for you, use the Information Brochure and select applicable program-charts to know better, the range of all options and possibilities. After reviewing this information, if you are still not sure which program is best for you; consider speaking to Academic Counselors available in the university.
BECOME AN ACTIVE LEARNER
It’s true that we all have days when we want to relax and sit back at the end of the class, and also hope that the teacher will not notice us. However, being an active learner means that you really want to participate in the ongoing learning processes in the university. Try to ask questions in the classrooms, join academic debates, try to stand your grounds, change your point of view if incorrect, and try to learn something new all the time. We do not promise that every classroom based interaction will radically change your life, but we can assure you that taking on the responsibility for your own learning, will surely help you to do much better in the overall academic performance and assimilation on the campus.
PRACTICE YOUR STUDY SKILLS
Proper note-taking in the classrooms, effective exam preparation, improving essay writing skills and learning with an understanding, is the best way to improve your academic performance. Reading of the textbooks will also improve your study skills. Pay a visit to Shridhar University and try to interact with the academic counselors who will give you a frank opinion, and try to satisfy all your relevant queries and concerns. They may also give you some good operational tips that could make the difference between having an incredibly stressful year and an incredibly successful one.
PLAN FOR SUCCESS
Planning and up-front preparation can reduce your stress levels and help you succeed in your exams. Plan for the amount of time you intent to spend in the classroom, do your regular scheduled homework and also measure the time spent in traveling to and fro in the campus. This is very important, as research shows that working for more than 20 hours per week and spending more than two hours every day in traveling, will affect your ability to perform in any educational program in which you are registered.
Work out a realistic budget and try to explore the possibilities for seeking a financial aid. Before you start your classes, you should have a good idea of the potential costs involved including the books, special equipment and any other expected incidental fees etc.
BUILD A SUPPORT NETWORK
Everyone welcomes your help and support. We rarely accomplish difficult tasks alone. Try to get to know your immediate instructors and any other fellow co-students in your class. If possible, try to develop a self-study group. Keep updating your family members on your ongoing progress on the campus, and do not hesitate to seek any reasonable help from them, if possible. Never be afraid to ask for help when you are not sure of any thing.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SERVICES ON THE CAMPUS
There are people on the campus that can help you to narrow down your program choices and take you on a campus tour, if desired. They can work with you to help you find proper housing, tutors for your tough subjects, teach you on how to do research on the Net? Possibly even sign you up for a university sports team. They even could recruit you as a volunteer with the local student association or try to help you to deal with any problematic issues that may arise, while you’re a student here. The best strategy is to try to help your self and make use the services that are available on the campus.
ENJOY AND AMUSE YOURSELF
Getting of an education can be fairly challenging. It needs continuous motivation and nurture for any individual. Attempt to mix it with some extra fun. Take enough time to join in some extra-curricula activity on the campus. Work out in the gym to relieve your stress and stay healthy or knock around in one of the several sports facilities available on the campus. No one can restrict your ongoing preparations for any coming national sports event and your study for a university degree program to go simultaneously. At the Shridhar University it is all possible within a walking distance.
Try to participate in any student association activities like drama, environmental groups, debates and social help clubs engineering clubs and in any technical-hobby clubs.