Do you want to improve your study skills (reading, taking notes, preparing for tests), so you are a more effective learner? Do you feel lost during lectures or are not sure what to do with your notes after class? Do you feel like you don’t always remember what you study?

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This is the information for you, then. Explore the following articles to not only learn strategies that will help you as you navigate your collegework, but to find out why these strategies will work, and to understand your brain a little better and how it retains information best.

(Not sure what you're looking for? Navigate to our Where Do I Start page and answer some questions. Based on your answers, we'll suggest some strategies and tools to use. You can check those out and use them to begin a more in-depth exploration of the Learning Corner.)

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Trying to concentrate? Getting distracted? This video's for you.
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Become a more efficient and successful studier.
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When you take good notes, you create good study materials. Learn more here.
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Take your academic reading to the next level, and see how much more you learn!
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If you feel like you've got more of a fixed mindset now, take a look at these ideas, and give them a try.
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Memory really is a process. Learn about what the memory process entails, and get started on a better memory today.
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Our mindset can do a lot to our ability to take on challenges and work towards success.
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Learning something new, and really understanding and mastering it, requires your active involvement with the material.
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Learn how to notice your thinking process, and use this awareness to become even more efficient.
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For most people, concentration requires some pre-work - where to go, how to study, etc. Learn more here.

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