You might find in college that the best place to study isn’t in your own home.
There may be distractions that you’ll want to avoid while studying, like roommates or pets. So you’ll have to find somewhere that will give you some peace to do your classwork.
One obvious place is the library. They’re almost always pretty quiet and you’ll have easy access to books. And if your library has a computer lab that will be a big plus. A lot of university library also will often have coffee shops if that’s something you would be interested in. Of course, there’s also the staff that would be willing to help you in your studies.
If the library wouldn’t work for you, you could try to find a park for studying outside sounds appealing to you. Most parks do have tables if you wouldn’t be up for finding a spot on the ground. And of course, a nice view in the park would be a good motivator. Although you would want to consider the possibility of other park-goers who aren’t there for educational reasons.
It’s possible that your school will have some kind of tutoring or studying rooms. You might have to book one, but if they’re designed for studying that would definitely be a good option. If you need help with your studying they should also have some tutors available to assist you.
A coffee shop would also be a nice place. You once again have the option to get yourself some studying treats. If you want somewhere with some background the coffee shop is a good place for that. They also tend to have free Wi-Fi if you’re studying with your computer. And this would be a good place to meet up with a study group.
Have any tips on good places to study? Let us know!
About the author:
Kathryn Hill was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She is a senior English student at Sam Houston State University. Kathryn has written for the blog and social media of the educational website Curriculum café.