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Study Skills

Learn how to study more efficiently.

Here are some good study habits for you to consider practicing:

  • Make a daily schedule listing all activities, including study time.
  • Avoid spending too much time on low-priority routine tasks and not enough time on important ones. Evaluate each activity on your list according to its priority and periodically review your priorities during the day.
  • Plan study times for when you are most alert. Sessions of about one hour with five- to ten-minute breaks are most effective.
  • If you have an hour between classes, find an empty classroom in an academic building and do some studying or reviewing!
  • Avoid procrastination. Begin your work as soon as you can.
  • Study in a quiet place free from distractions.
  • Try to study in a space that is adequately lit and not too warm.
  • Take breaks during your study sessions. Get up, walk around, eat a snack, and make sure that you get away from your study area for at least 5 minutes.

Want more information on how to study efficiently and effectively? Check out our Time Management Consultations through the TutorZone. 

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