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Guides to Graduate Success

Learning to Learn

Metacognition:

The Key to Success for Graduate Students

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“Too often, we teach students what to think but not how to think. Want to improve…try metacognition.”-unknown

Graduate and professional school students often face challenges adjusting to a new set of demands – acing coursework, preparing for cumulative examinations, assuming teaching duties, and producing research results.  Metacognition can be a great learning tool so that your success in graduate school will equal or exceed your success in undergraduate school.Simply, thinking about how you think. 

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