Do you know the most important skills to be a successful online college student? When I started my online graduate degree 10 years ago, I had no idea. I did pretty well at a traditional college for my bachelor’s degree and figure going to school online would be pretty much the same story.
Turns out, it’s not.
There are unique challenges for online college students to overcome. Being an online student can be scary and confusing without the structure and hands-on guidance of a traditional brick and mortar college. But there are amazing benefits as well, like flexibility and opportunity to study amazing concepts.
If you are an online university student and want to succeed, consider the five key skills to be successful in online studies. Make sure your study space is working for you and create a killer semester plan.
Focus on improving one habit or area at a time, and don’t try to take on everything at once. Finally, remember, you don’t see your professors and classmates, but you aren’t alone. Not sure who to reach out to? Drop me a note—I would love to hear from you!