Top 10 College Study Tips [CHECKLIST]

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Some college study tips suggest that students devote two hours of study for every hour of coursework. However, not every hour spent studying is created equal.

Researchers have discovered that strictly re-reading course material isn’t the best way to retain information. In addition, they found that active learning strategies, such as leveraging flashcards and working collaboratively, are far more effective.

To ensure your students get the most of their study time, we sourced 10 of the top tips for studying for college exams. Print off our ready-to-share study tip checklist to reduce stress and help them ace every exam.