Coping With Test Anxiety

    Some test anxiety is normal, even healthy. But too much anxiety can be detrimental. Learn how to cope with test anxiety and explore strategies for overcoming extreme test anxiety.
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A Guide for Studying Math

    Math is unique among academic subjects. Consequently, the study skills needed to excel at math are also unique. Explore some of the most important math study skills and techniques.
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Finding a Place to Study

    Let's say it one more time, Location! If you're constantly being bombarded by distractions, it can be difficult to study. Finding a location that suits your method of learning is key to effective studying.
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Private Tutoring:
The Lessons I Learned

    Explore the developmental and academic benefits of private tutoring. Discover the 10 lessons I learned from hiring a private tutor to help my struggling son.
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Top 10 Benefits of Private Tutoring

Discover the lessons learned by a stay at home father who decided to hire a private tutor for his son.

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Study Skills Checklist

Use our study skills checklist to identify study skills areas where you should improve and focus.

Discover Your Learning Style

Discover which learning styles and preferences will enhance your study skills and improve the rate and quality of your learning.

Study Skills Guides

Struggling to be a successful student? Don't get discouraged, it isn't magic! But it does require desire, dedication and a lot of work. If you want learn how to become a successful student, then you've come to the right place. Our study skills guides for students will provide you everything you need in order to learn how to learn more effectively.

Active listening, reading comprehension, notetaking, stress management, time management, testing taking, and memorization are only a few of the topics addressed in our study skills guides for students. If you'll take the time to learn and apply the study skills concepts and principles taught in our guides you'll not only improve your performance in school but also your ability to learn in general -- and that will benefit you the rest of your life! Whether you're a freshman in college looking to get ahead, a teacher seeking study skills resources for your pupils, or a high school student just trying to survive, you'll find the study skills guides, tutorials, and resource you need right below.

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Test Taking Guides

Test taking is a skill in and of itself. Even some of the brightest students struggle when it comes to test taking. Learning how to take tests is an important aspect of educational performance, development and progression. Below we'll explore both general and specific tips and strategies for taking and enhancing performance on various types of tests, including short answer, multiple choice, essay, oral, openbook, and standardized.

Study Skills Resources by Subject

Understanding general, yet proven, strategies for studying and test taking is the first step to becoming an effective learner and student. However, each subject you study is unique and requires a slightly different learning approach. For example, learning how to do calculus is very different than studying American heritage. While both subjects require good study habits, effective listening, and reading comprehension skills, each requires a different approach to learning. Below we'll explore specific study skills and strategies as they relate to performance within individual subject areas.

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