graduate school study skills

May 12, 2015

Know Thyself: Top Graduate School Study Skills

Graduate school requires a different study skill set than undergraduate school.  Plan on cramming? It won’t do the trick anymore. Sheer memorization? A thing of the past.  Fact regurgitation? Not anymore. You’re in graduate school now – the focused, specialized, depth-not-breadth format of study. What you’ll do in graduate school is read, read, read, (and read some more), do research, and comprehensively put it all together in extensive, written reports.  True, you’ll have occasional exams but they will test your coffers of understanding, not your ability to repeat back knowledge that’s fed to you. So how do you approach studying […]