Fast Facts-Academic Development - Carnegie Mellon University

Fast Facts

Fast Facts are a series of study skills pamphlets on a variety of issues related to academic success. They cover such general areas as plagiarism, study strategies and stress management.

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Group Study: Making It Work For You

Managing Your Time: Words of Advice from Randy Pausch's Last Lecture

Fighting Test Anxiety

If you suspect that you have a Learning Disability


Combating Procrastination

Your Role as a Partner in Learning

Setting and Reaching Academic Goals


Preparing your Study Space

Taking Lecture Notes

Time Management

Textbook Reading Strategies

Successful Exam Strategies

Preparing for Exams

How to Succeed in Calculus

How to Succeed in Organic Chemistry

How to Successfully Manage CS Programming