Students often ask me for advice on how to be successful in Psych 202, and it sometimes seems as if there is only so much in the way of suggestions that I can offer. Recently I decided to survey my current students to see what they had learned about being successful in the class.

I asked them to complete the following sentence: "When starting this class, I wish I had known . . .

Make use of the available resources

 

Learning is more than memorizing

 

Good study habits are important to success

 

Regular class attendance

 

Read the textbook

 

Exam tips

 

Miscellaneous tips

 

 

*How fun and animated the professor is and how he makes the lectures really interesting.