Buff Family Newsletter
April 9, 2020

As we move into April and your student continues to adjust to remote learning, we wanted to share some finals study tips from our Journey Leaders. These are tips written by students for students, so we hope you pass these words of advice on to your student so they can try some of them out for themselves!

  • "If you aren’t understanding certain course material, Zoom your friends, classmates or professor to ask for additional help."
  • "Make a list of the days and times of your exams and make a study schedule." 
  • "When studying turn off any distractions (phone, TV, social media, etc.)."
  • "Set a timer when studying to help keep track of time and increase productivity."
  • "Build in time for breaks!"

Thank you for your continued support of the Buff community and as always, let us know if you need anything by contacting our office at families@colorado.edu.

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