Ch 9: How to Study in College

About This Chapter

This chapter will help you review different techniques you can use when studying in college. Follow along with its lessons and complete its assessments to improve your understanding of skills vital to your success in school.

How to Study in College - Summary & Learning Objectives

With this chapter, you will be able to improve your knowledge regarding different ways you can study for your college courses. Each article in this chapter was composed by our expert instructors and is mobile device compatible, so that you may have an effective and portable way to learn how you can:

  • Improve your skills preparing for placement tests
  • Study for college biology classes
  • Maximize your study time for college chemistry classes
  • Boost your essay writing skills
  • Create an effective study plan for college math tests

Resource Benefits

These articles are a valuable resource when it comes to improving study skills because:

  • They're informative: From these articles, you will gain useful information regarding college study skills.
  • They're authoritative: Since these articles were composed by expert instructors, they come from people with college experience.
  • They're convenient: Being mobile device compatible, you can review them at any time or place as long as you have an Internet connection.
  • They're helpful: You will be able to use the knowledge you gain from these articles to improve your college performance.

10 Lessons in Chapter 9: How to Study in College
Knowing Your Learning Style

1. Knowing Your Learning Style

People have myriad strengths, and different people like to learn in different ways. In this lesson, we'll explore learning styles, including the four major learning styles, multi-modal learning, and tips for how to study using the different styles.

Writing SMART Goals as an Independent Learner

2. Writing SMART Goals as an Independent Learner

What do setting goals and academic motivation have in common? In this lesson, we'll explore how setting goals can help keep you motivated, as well as the best way to set goals and achieve them with an action plan.

How to Write a Good College Essay

3. How to Write a Good College Essay

College admissions essays are vital to being accepted into college. It is important to create a memorable essay that will impress admissions officers. Read on to learn some tips on how to create a successful and organized college admissions essay.

How to Study for Biology in College

4. How to Study for Biology in College

Improve your ability to study for college biology with this article. You'll find tips for preparing for class, taking notes and getting ready for tests. You can also get some additional resources for your study time.

How to Study for a Placement Test for College

5. How to Study for a Placement Test for College

Find out how you can get ready for college placement tests with this article. Get information about different types of placement tests and learn how to master them.

How to Study for Chemistry in College

6. How to Study for Chemistry in College

Find out how to study for your college chemistry classes with this article. You'll get information about the general amount of time you should study, study techniques and additional resources.

How to Study for a Math Test in College

7. How to Study for a Math Test in College

Read this article to find out how to effectively study for college math tests. You'll find helpful suggestions that can get you ready for exam day and some additional study resources.

Independent Study Ideas

8. Independent Study Ideas

Further pursuit of a core subject, the arts, sports, business, technology, and pop culture are just a few of the many choices students can explore when thinking about independent study. Read on for some project ideas and links to Study.com resources that can serve as reference materials or give inspiration.

Independent Study Programs

9. Independent Study Programs

Independent study programs are a popular alternative to traditional classroom study. Read on to learn more about how these programs work and who is eligible to take them.

Independent Study Courses

10. Independent Study Courses

Students interested in independent study will find courses offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at many schools. Read on to learn about independent study courses, how they work, and how students may best prepare to ace them.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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