This site provides some resources for students who are seeking help in studying and test-taking! 
Check on the links provided here for tips and strategies.
This one-stop website offers guidance on topics ranging from organization to notetaking; from time management to test anxiety; and from setting goals to textbook reading. It also presents information on how to write and study for specific subjects.
Using the Study Cycle will improve your level of understanding and retention of information. It is designed to work the way your brain learns best.
The Learning Center at UNC - Chapel Hill offers this excellent resource designed to help students study at the level needed to achieve deeper understanding of course material. Each level of Bloom's Taxonomy includes specific study methods and questions to ask of yourself as you study.

7 Time Management Tips for Nursing Students

This page, from Utica College in New York, offers some great advice and suggests using some Apps that might be helpful for students.

Evernote Tips: The 11 Amazing Features That Make Using Evernote So Freaking Awesome

The previous source suggests downloading the free Evernote App which is an amazing resource for processing, organizing, and retrieving information. This Youtube video offers 11 tips for getting the most from this application.

My Weekly Schedule

This interactive and printable calendar will provide a snapshot of your week and what you do each day. Ideally, it will help you make study time a priority.


VARK Learning Styles

The upcoming Learning Preferences Workshops will be based on the VARK Guide to Learning Styles. It will offer some tips on studying smarter, not harder.

Studying Tips Based on Multiple Intelligences (How You Learn)

This site offers studying tips for several types of learners, some of which are not included in the VARK inventory. These include verbal, visual, logical, kinesthetic, musical, intrapersonal, interpersonal, and naturalistic.

TED Talk: Sunni Brown: Doodlers, Unite!

In this short TED Talk, Brown shows how the act of doodling, once looked down upon, is actually a a great way to enhance memory and process information.

Active Reading & Text Annotation

This Prezi offers some great advice for effective reading.

A Learning Secret: Don't Take Notes with a Laptop

A recent study shows students who take notes longhand rather than on a laptop or tablet actually learn more. Read more about this study here.

Note Taking Systems

The Academic Skills Center at Cal Poly offers information on these five different note-taking methods to help students understand and organize notes.

YouTube Note Taking Video

This video offers visual instruction for a variety of note-taking strategies.

How to Form a Successful Study Group: Tips and Strategies

While we offer study groups for some classes, it may be more convenient for you and your classmates to start your own. Here's a document with some helpful suggestions.

PLEASE NOTE: the phone number on this document is NOT to the MCCN Academic Resource Center.