Academic Skills Information The following documents offer tips and suggestions on a variety of academic skills topics. Click on the link to open a PDF document. If you'd like to discuss a particular skill area further, please contact Academic Advising (651-523-2912) to schedule an appointment. 24 Ways to Improve Motivation and Concentration Class Participation: Getting Started Communication in Small Group Discussion Concentration Tips Critical Reading Skills (SQ3R Method) How are Your Listening Skills? Math Study Skills Questions to Ask Before an Exam Stress & What You Can Do About It Study Habits and Skills Checklist Time Management Tips with Hamline Weekly Schedule Top Ten Study Skills Where Does the Time Go?