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.

  • You’ve taken your final exams, turned in your final projects, and completed your classes for the term - congratulations! However, learning is a cumulative process; even though classes end, you will need to take steps to retain the skills and knowledge you acquired so you can ap... 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
  • [featured-image load="nolazy"] Reading assignments including textbooks, book chapters, and articles make up the bulk of your work outside of your classes. For many students, reading is a chore they come to dread, or they simply don’t feel like they have enough time to accomp... 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
  • Exam day has come, and although you are well-prepared, you might still feel a bit anxious. Don’t worry. It’s perfectly normal for students to feel some stress when it comes to test-taking, even if they have studied well and know the material. The following tips will guide ... Read More
  • Graduate studies in organizational management focus on various techniques and paradigms to prepare future master’s program graduates to attain high-level positions that coordinate and lead business units to success. Organizational managers are responsible departmental finances,... Read More
  • If you're preparing for college and you haven't taken the ACT or SAT recently, there's a good chance your school will ask you to take the Accuplacer tests. These tests help college admissions staff place you in courses that are best suited to your skills. To give you the best cha... Read More
  • The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA) is a requirement if you're obtaining a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree. This exam has three levels that are meant to assess your knowledge of osteopathic medicine. If you're p... Read More
  • Many people take the GED exam in hopes of opening doors to higher education and better jobs. Approximately 43% of people who pass the GED gain acceptance into postsecondary programs. To reap the benefits, you need to be able to pass the exam, and one of the best ways to do that i... Read More