Tag: study skills

3 Tips to Improve Your Reading Retention for School

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Retaining what you read is important for homework and studying in both high school and college. Here are three tips to improve your memory while studying! read more

How to Master Notetaking in High School and College

CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of New Mexico

Notetaking is an important skill to master whether you're in high school or college. Here are some great tips to take your notes to the next level. read more

Our Best Advice for Homework, Studying, and Tests


Homework, studying, and tests, oh my! There's just so much work to be done, but don't stress. You can make your studies easier by checking out our best advice. read more

Getting Ready for Junior Year: Where to Begin?

Student, Camden County High School

Junior year is a lot like a treasure hunt: it will be a lot easier if you have some sort of map or guide to help you along the way. Lucky for you, we have one right here! read more

Time Management (From a Life Science Major's Perspective)

Student, St. Bonaventure University

When you're a Life Science major, it doesn't take long to realize how complex the human body is. Time management is not that complicated, I promise. read more

How to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed in College

Student, SUNY Cortland

College students are known for pulling all-nighters and last-minute study marathons. But you'll never do your best work on four hours of sleep and three cups of coffee. One student shares some strategies he uses to avoid the agony of a late-night scramble and get his work done. read more

7 Helpful Academic Apps for College Students

Student, Morehead State University

These handy apps will help you keep track of your hectic schedule as a college student. read more

6 Fail-Proof Ways to Flunk High School

Student Writer

If you follow these handy guidelines, not only will you not have to stress about finishing high school, but you won't have to worry about filling out those pesky college applications, much less going to college or getting a job. read more

7 College Organization Tips From a Type A+ Student

Student, Elmhurst College

Resolve to get organized next semester with this advice. read more

How to Make Studying for Standardized Tests Fun

High School Student

We know, we know. Studying for standardized tests is never going to really be fun, but these ideas can certainly make it more enjoyable to get through. read more