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College Success Strategies: Study Skills

Resources for succeeding in college, including study skills, notetaking, test-taking, and time management.

Study Skills

Watch this presentation on study skills, then explore the study skill resources provided below. 

Library Bay State College. Study Skills Presentation. [Video]. Vimeo.

Watch this video for ideas on using various techniques to improve your memory and help you study effectively. Then, read through the links below for more memorization strategies. 

Besides teaching a concept to someone else (a friend, your mom, a teddy bear!), the other most effective way to gauge whether or not you have learned something is to quiz yourself on the material. Whether you use flashcards, create your own quiz, or use an app, be sure to use this powerful technique before your exams!