- Tips for Success
- Study Strategies
- Staying Motivated
Find Your Motivation
Motivating yourself and staying focused on your school work can be hard sometimes. If you find yourself needing a little extra encouragement, try one of the six recommendations listed here. Click on the card to find out why this tip works. You might find that simple habits can set you up to succeed in school and life.
Learn more about staying motivated by reading College Info Geek’s blog post on How to Motivate Yourself to Study. To help you use the Pomodoro Technique, go to the Virtual Study Sessions and select the session that best fits your needs.
Take a Walk
Walking will create momentum and make you feel accomplished.
Commit to a Single Task
It’s easier for your brain to focus on one task at a time.Walking will create momentum and make you feel accomplished.
Clear your Workspace to Neutral
Clearing your space will help you be more focused on the task at hand.
Use the “Low Effort” Hack
Starting a task can seem overwhelming. Choose the easiest task first to get you going.
Use the Pomodoro Technique
Set a timer for 25 minutes and focus on one task. This method makes the task more manageable. View theVirtual Study Sessions page to get started.
Get Enough Sleep
Being tired can have a negative effect on your mood and hinder your ability to motivate yourself and be cognitively present in your school work.
Long-Term Motivation Fixes
So what about some long-term things you can do to help improve your motivation to study?
– Build more self-discipline
– Build better study habits
– Create a good environment for studying