This is a skills development course through which students in the preprofessional programs will find creative and constructive ways to gain and apply knowledge in learning situations. Students will develop a commitment to learning in a more personalized, efficient, and effective way. Significant attention will be given to study strategies and how to best place these strategies into practice in their course of study. Class sessions will provide opportunities for students to gain exposure to various learning strategies and for students to share their experiences, successes, and concerns with other students. Students will gain exposure to various learning techniques. Students will be exposed to levels of learning, types of studying, time management and planning, active review, memory, note-taking strategies, group study, and methods of developing critical-thinking skills.