Correspondence Course Survival Kit

Finally we want to leave you with a survival kit to prepare you for your chosen course. Things you will need
  • Binders and notebooks
  • Study area
  • Calendar
Things you must do
  • Be pro-active on forums
  • Find a study buddy (this can be another online student or a student in your area doing the some correspondence course)
  • Plan your schedule
  • Be organised
  • Stay positive
  • Use effective study habits
  • Stay in touch with your study instructor / assigned tutor
  • Give the instructor notice of emergencies that will delay a required deadline
  • Create your own end date for correspondence courses without a required completion date. Open-ended courses are easy to put aside and forget about
  • Get a support group within your family or group of friends
Things to stay away from while studying
  • Negative people
  • Unhealthy food
  • Irregular sleeping habits
  • Too much coffee or alcohol
  • Late nights and a too busy social life