How to Study

Many of your study strategies–habits you have developed on and relied on over time–work great! Still, many students find when they start college or take on more challenging course material that some habits might need to be tweaked. Reflection is a powerful tool, and LSC is ready to help you delve into thinking about what study habits continue to work for you and what you might want to change – studying for college can be very different than studying in high school; you will be expected to not just memorize things, but to apply and evaluate information.

Below are some strategies you can explore and try out-see what works for you!

Studying for and Taking Exams

  • Exam Study Strategies: Concept Mapping – How to make a concept map, and why they can help you tie ideas together.
  • Exam Study Strategies: Guidelines for Creating a Study Schedule – Suggestions for making your study more efficient.
  • Exam Study Strategies:
  • Preparing for Online Exams: Online Exam Checklist – Online exams present a unique set of logistical challenges, whether you are home or on-campus. Be prepared! Gather as much intel as possible about the testing format before the exam.

Taking Notes

Reading Strategies

Learning Online

Getting your Questions Answered