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.

  • 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
  • Many college classes involve lectures from professors and discussions among classmates. Taking notes during these lectures and discussions is an important part of the learning process. Research has shown that note-taking improves students’ learning. Here are a few of the way... Read More
  • Time management is the practice of organizing and planning your time to fulfill obligations and accomplish tasks. Whether you are a college freshman creating your own schedule for the first time, or an adult learner juggling work and family obligations, effective time management ... Read More
  • Student loans and the cost of college are two issues that have been getting increasing attention over the past decade with the total outstanding student loan debt now approaching $1.7 trillion. There is no shortage of stories about student loan borrowers who have had their liv... Read More
  • If you're considering pursuing an accounting degree online, you may wonder how long it will take to complete the program. With the rise of online education, many students are turning to online accounting programs as a flexible and convenient way to earn their degree. Not only ... Read More
  • There has been some question, since its launch last November, about whether ChatGPT will have a positive or negative impact on education. To understand teachers’ current attitude toward the tool, surveyed 1,000 high school, undergraduate, and graduate teacher... Read More
  • Learning disabilities present unique challenges when you’re planning to attend college. The National Center for Learning Disabilities conducted a survey in 2016 of 800 parents, and 72% said it was hard finding information about college disability services. For these students, g... 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
  • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has shaken up the education system by enacting numerous, far-reaching changes in both K-12 and higher education schools. As he prepares for a likely presidential run, we wanted to find out how his policies are affecting college students. In March,... Read More