Counseling Center offers study tips

A universal feeling strikes college students as they realize that final exams are quickly approaching and procrastination must stop.

Responding GW student concerns, the Counseling Center sponsored Save Your Semester November 16, a study program to help students develop better study, test-taking and paper-writing habits.

The series is timed strategically throughout the semester at times when students will probably encounter such problems, said Bob Wilson, assistant director for Educational Services at the University Counseling Center.

Wilson, who led the session, said students worried about improving grades before the semester ends should put their energy toward damage control and strategic planning.

You need to cut your losses and do what you can from this point on, he said. You need to highlight the essentials and create a plan of attack,

Condensed information and more material on study skills is available on the Counseling Center’s Web site at gwired.gwu.edu/counsel/asc.

-Jacqueline Donohue

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