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Essential Study Skills

Studying More Efficiently

It is useful to learn good study habits and techniques in order to make the most out of your studying. Learning how to study can help you study more efficiently. This module will explain some of the ways that you can improve your study habits.


  • Turn off your phone.Don’t use texts and calls as an excuse that you are needed elsewhere.
  • Have a plan.Plan when you will study so you don’t end up cramming at the last minute.
  • Be realistic.Ask yourself: How will a small bit of procrastination affect your stress levels, anxiety, health and overall success?
  • Plan for YOU.Tailor your study plan to accommodate how you learn best.
  • Remember your goals.Relate your studying to real-world consequences. How will this knowledge help you in the future?