Expert Guides on How to Study for College

Succeeding in college takes hard work and commitment, but you don’t have to do it alone. This study guide includes advice and tips for creating study plans, taking meaningful notes, minimizing stress, and more. Read on to find out how to not just survive, but thrive in college.

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  • Your memory is central to studying and learning. After all, the knowledge you gain in your classes is only useful if you are only able to recall it when you are working in your field. However, many of us indulge in habits that are detrimental to our memory. As you embark on yo... Read More
  • If you're planning on going on to graduate school, passing the GRE is one of the biggest hurdles you have to face. The GRE, which stands for Graduate Record Examination, is like the SAT or ACT for graduate school, and more than 500,000 students take it each year. The GRE has thre... Read More
  • A study plan is an organized schedule outlining study times and learning goals. Just like with work or school schedules, college students should develop a schedule that sets aside dedicated time each week for studying. This schedule should include dates of quizzes, tests, and exa... Read More
  • College is a time of significant transition and discovery. This can be fun and exciting, but also stressful. Whether you’re completing an online or on-campus program, devoting your time and energy to learning is a complex process. You will have to learn how to balance classes a... Read More
  • Many college students feel stressed and overwhelmed when a test or exam is approaching. Following our study plan and time-management tips should help you feel more prepared in the lead-up to an exam. When it comes time to study, there are many common study methods that can help e... Read More
  • You’re no doubt familiar with the words “homework” and “studying,” but have you ever really thought about what they mean? As you transition from high school to college, now is a good time to develop a better understanding of these concepts, and how they will affect your... Read More
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