Profile for Success

Timely Tips for Academic Achievement as a Graduate Student

Manage Important Dates

Maintain a calendar that tracks important dates in your classes. Professors expect work to be completed on time, and one of the main reasons for student failure is lack of attention to due dates. Many people find Google calendar a helpful tool. The type of system depends on you, but maintain a calendar for assignments and test.

Read the instructions carefully

Avoid careless mistakes by reading and rereading instructions carefully. Often students make errors because the neglected to review directions for an assignment. Retreived August 31, 2015, from

Martha (Marty) DeVarennes

I hope you found this information helpful! I too am new to the MLS program at SHSU. I'm excited to finally begin this journey, and look forward to working with all of you!