Tips & Strategies

Below are links to the text of the weekly emails sent to all law students by Dr. Amy L. Jarmon, Assistant Dean for Academic Success Programs (email amy.jarmon@ttu.edu).

Dr. Jarmon is available to all TTU law students for individual appointments on any of the topics covered in the emails.


TitleWeek
Making wise decisions during exams 5/3/2010
The art of taking study breaks 4/19/2010
Generating more payback from studying 4/12/2010
Staying in control 3/29/2010
Using the last six weeks to advantage 3/8/2010
Tips for week six 9/21/2009
Getting into a routine 9/14/2009
Tips for the end of week two 9/7/2009
Tips for the exam period 4/27/2009
Reviewing for exams 3/23/2009
Strategies for dealing with all your deadlines 3/1/2009
Dealing with mid-term stressors 2/9/2009
Ten tips for the fourth week of the semester 1/26/2009
Tips for a new semester 1/12/2009
One week of exams down and one to go 12/8/2008
Tips for preventing and dealing with anxiety during exams 11/30/2008
Exam studying over the Thanksgiving Break 11/24/2008
Ways to relax and minimize stress 11/10/2008
Twenty top tips for exam studying 10/27/2008
Lessons from Aesop's Fables 10/20/2008
Dealing with the tipping point 10/13/2008
Countdown for seven weeks out from exams 10/6/2008
Making the most out of class 9/29/2008
Fitting life into law school 9/22/2008
Stopping that overwhelming feeling 9/15/2008
Priorities four weeks into the semester 9/8/2008
Tips to cope with stress and sleep difficulties 9/24/2007
First you have to focus 9/17/2007
The ins and outs of outlines and graphics 9/10/2007
Tips for the third week of classes 9/3/2007
Using a long weekend to advantage 8/27/2007
Tips for a Successful Exam Week 4/30/2007
Making the Most of the Last Class Week 4/23/2007
Staying Positive While So Close to Exams 4/9/2007
A Few Questions to Ask Each Day 4/2/2007
Finding Time for Exam Preparation 3/26/2007
How do you spell Spring Break 3/5/2007
Studying for law school's differences from other educational experiences 2/26/2007
Four Weeks to Spring Break Alert 2/12/2007
Fighting winter study doldrums 2/5/2007
The next steps now that grades are known 1/8/2007
One Week Down and One Week to Go 12/11/2006
A few words of encouragement 11/20/2006
Talking turkey about how to study over the break 11/13/2006
Making the most of the last month of classes 10/30/2006
Countdown to Exams 10/23/2006
Using the process learning styles to advantage 10/16/2006
Using the absorption learning styles to advantage 10/9/2006
Priority tasks for the coming weeks 9/25/2006
Keeping your perspective in law school 9/18/2006
A month into the semester -- how to cope 9/4/2006
Getting organized for your semester 8/31/2006
Success in the Last Week of Exams 5/8/2006
Success Strategies for the Remainder of Exam Week 1 5/1/2006
Tips for making the first week of exams successful 4/24/2006
Ten class days to go 4/10/2006
Efficient and Effective Are Your Best Study Buddies 4/3/2006
Dealing with last month of classes blues 3/27/2006
Smart studying for the second half of the semester 3/20/2006
Spring Break Study Tips 3/6/2006
Tips for outliners 2/27/2006
Take action for optimal learning 2/20/2006
Managing large projects and papers 2/13/2006
Tips for Note-Takers 1/30/2006
Tips for the behind and stressed 1/23/2006
Tips for the new semester and evaluating your exam performance 1/9/2006
The home stretch to semester break 12/12/2005
Helpful hints for week 1 of exams 12/5/2005
Tips for Success during Exams 11/28/2005
Practice makes perfect 11/14/2005
Dealing with end-of-the-semester stress 11/7/2005
Beware of Bad Advice Part II 10/24/2005
Beware of bad advice 10/17/2005
Tips for the half-way point of the semester 10/10/2005
Successful study buddy and study group relationships 10/3/2005
Positive thinking promotes learning 9/26/2005
Tips to becoming more efficient and effective 9/19/2005
Tips for those who are overwhelmed, behind, or sleep-deprived 9/12/2005
Using Study Aids and Using the OASP Library 9/5/2005
OASP Services 8/22/2005
Tips for the final week of exams 5/9/2005
Tips for the first week of exams 5/2/2005
Planning your work for the exam period 4/25/2005
Keeping your focus 4/18/2005
Handling Stress 4/11/2005
How to tackle being behind in your work 4/4/2005
Myths Regarding Exam Studying 3/28/2005
Planning an Exam Study Schedule 3/21/2005
Spring Break Studying 3/7/2005
Active Reading 2/28/2005
Being a Wise Consumer of Study Aids 2/21/2005
Tips for a good night's sleep 2/14/2005
Using memory to advantage 2/7/2005
Staying organized 1/31/2005
Time management tips 1/24/2005
New study techniques 1/17/2005
Evaluating the Fall Semester 1/10/2005
Tips for the last week of exams 12/13/2004
Tips for the first week of exams 2004 12/6/2004
Tips for the last week of classes 11/29/2004
Thanksgiving Study Plans 11/22/2004
Exam Priorities 11/15/2004
Outlines 11/8/2004
Stress Management 11/1/2004
Catching Up 10/25/2004