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.