This course is designed to assist freshman and sophomore students in meeting the demands of their curriculum. Students learn to assess how they learn best and to develop effective strategies for success. Topics of the course include: time management, organizational techniques, study skills, outlining, note-taking, efficient study methods, reading for comprehension and mastery, text annotation, test preparation, lengthening concentration, strengthening memory, and self-advocacy. Students also learn how to use technology responsibly to support their academic performance. The instructor presents and the students practice each skill or strategy in the context of the student’s curriculum.