College Success: "Chapter 2, Section 2.2: Organizing Your Space"

Read the heading titled "Family and Roommate Issues." Make sure to complete the checkpoint exercises at the end of the reading to test your knowledge. Then, write a few sentences in your notebook about how you might prepare for unexpected interruptions.

Along with eliminating technology distractions, try to avoid multitasking in the form of participating in unrelated activities with family or roommates, while you should be spending your time studying.

You may have to rely on others to work with you in developing a manageable schedule for studying in order to minimize distractions.

Remember to stay committed to the time you allotted for studying, which may mean saying no to other activities.