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  • Set realistic goals and priorities for coursework.
  • Be prepared to request reasonable accommodations in your coursework so you can learn and demonstrate your knowledge of the material. This is your right under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. A disabled person is anyone with a physical or mental disability that substantially impairs or restricts one or more of such major life activities as walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, working or learning.
  • Keep an agenda book with all relevant dates, assignments and appointments!
  • Sit toward the front of the classroom to maximize learning.
  • Listen to the taped lecture or review notes as soon as possible after class to refresh your memory.
  • If you learn better by discussing the subject matter, start a study group!
  • Estimate the time for completing homework assignments. Remember to include time for study breaks.
  • Feeling overwhelmed? Talk to your instructors or seek cost-free tutoring in Learning Assistance, Room 1 JH.