Peer Tutors at Middlebury’s Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research share their strategies. One of many Strategies for Success guides from CTLR. Visit the Environmental Science Department for more information about courses, programs, and further resources.

Reading the Textbook

Focus on key terms and general concepts

Reading Reports and Articles

Read questions carefully

Read and re-read the article

Draw connections to other material in the class

Studying for Exams

Focus on overall themes and the details and connections within them

Explain the concepts to yourself

Talk through concepts with peers.

Time Management

Plan ahead so you can balance the work needed for lecture and lab

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your coursework and would like to talk about it with someone other than friends or loved ones contact the Center for Health and Wellness



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