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Studying Effectively

It is based upon the characteristics/behaviors that an individual uses in order to attain their optimal academic performance. We all learn in different ways and it is helpful to have an understanding of your personal learning style. This will allow you to assess your strengths and identify the strategies needed to compensate for your weaknesses. Hopefully, by taking the Learning Styles Inventory, you will have a better idea of the skills needed to become an even more effective student at Providence College.

Review Techniques

Using flash cards, mind mapping, and your notes effectively can help you review for an upcoming exam.

Working with peers who share a genuine interest in the same class can be a major contribution to your overall college experience.   By studying in groups you are able to share ideas, improve your study strategies, and develop new relationships.

Tired of trying to study while your roommates blare their music?  Are you easily distracted by food, music, your computer and everything else unrelated to school when you try to study in your room?  Here are some alternative places to study so that you can actually get those readings done on time.

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity