Study Skills Downloads


A college-level education brings with it an ocean of opportunities for you to build a successful future. This page is an assembly of webpages and documents collected to help you step up to the challenges of your education and get the most out of your college experience. Try one or two out for yourself!

Starting College

Starting College on a Road to Success
Get Involved at LBCC!
High School vs. College
College Learning Cheat Sheet
Get a Great Start to Your Semester
Your Key to Success
Use Your Syllabi
Emotional Intelligence
Effective Communication

Study / Test Preparation

A Study of Campus Study Spots
Build the Best Study Space
Tips for Developing Organization Skills
Tips for Memorizing
7 Right Ways to Study
How to Get Started with Writing Assignments
Study with the Flow
Study Breaks


Listen Up: How To Be An Active Listener
How to Take Notes From Lectures
Cornell Notes for College
Tips for Note-Taking


Emotional Health-Mystery Solved!
It's How You Eat
6 Benefits of Exercise for College Students
Sounder Sleep
Drop Your Stress


Test Taking Basics
Multiple Choice Test Tips
True or False Test Tips
Matching Question Test Tips
Responding to Essay Questions
Open Book Test Tips
Oral Testing Guide

Time Management

Time Management
To-Do Lists 
Balance or Bust: balancing college, life and work
Assignment Calculator

Textbook Reading

Getting Started with Reading Assignments
Critical Reading Skills
Effective Reading Strategies
Holistic Textbook Reading
Mark up Your Reading
E-Book Breakdown
Diigo (e-reader app/online study groups)

Math & Science

Math Note-Taking New
Thinking Math & Science Notes
Math Test Tips
Re-Calculate That Math Test
Math Answer Tips
Read for Math & Science
Studying for Math & Science
Anatomy Test Taking Tips

Studying for Online Classes

Taking Time for Online Classes
Studying for Online Classes
Making the most of Asynchronous Classes