If you’re like many college prep school students, you’re likely looking for ways to improve your academic performance and help ensure your success when you transition to higher education. You might benefit from learning about executive functioning skills and how to develop them. Executive functions are cognitive processes that help you connect a past experience with a present situation. These mental processes help you strategize, organize, plan, manage time, and remember details. Take a look at this infographic from Orinda Academy to learn some executive functioning strategies that can help you succeed in your academic pursuits.