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Taking an online class offers great opportunities for access and flexibility—and also presents some unique challenges.

Here are some tips from other students and online instructors to help you hit the ground running. We especially recommend exploring the tutorial on time management in the Goal-Setting and Planning section and the one for note taking in the Organizing Instructional Materials section.

Things you can do to be a successful online student: 

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