Studying, that most wonderful of all college activities…Ok, so maybe not, but it is important. Check out how the College Lifestyles interns study their best!
I study best (when/where)…because…
“At a table because I can’t allow myself to get too comfortable and distracted by other things,” – Stephanie Coppola, Editor.
“Listening to music, because it’s relaxing and helps the time go by faster,” Mallory Hatten, Writer.
“At a coffee shop during the evening because I can easily take breaks and people watch, but focus when need to!” – Angela Skane, Writer.
“When I have serious studying to do I always hit the library because I know that’s where I’ll get my work done. It’s quite and keeps me focused on my work without any distractions,” – Kirsten Henning, Contributor.
“I study best in the library in the morning, because I focus best at this time and I need absolute silence when I’m studying!” – Diane Ferrer, Writer.
“Alone in the quiet, sometimes in the library and sometimes by the lake or water. It’s really calming,” – Kacie Hall, PR/Social Media.
“I study best somewhere quiet where there are little distractions. It is also important to be well-rested so I’m not tempted to take a nap,” Natalie Raymond, Writer.
“In the campus library because there are no distractions and I am surrounded by other focused students,” – Blakely Grimm, Contributor.
“When I switch my study location on a regular basis and having my music playing low in the background. Keeps me from getting bored,” – Shaundra Boyd, Editor.
“Alone in my bedroom because I get easily distracted by noise or movement even in a library,” – Caity St. John, Editor.
“I study best in my room or somewhere I’m comfortable. I absolutely hate going to the library and avoid it at all costs,” – Ariana Romero, Editor.
“Sitting at a desk or on a couch with multiple people around me who are also focused. I like working in groups because it’s motivation for me to keep going even if I’m tired,” – Tiana Blue, Editor.
“I study best when I find a spot on the quiet floor of the library where I can put my headphones in and work without getting distracted,” – Rachel Crocetti, Writer.
“The night before the test and at my desk because I’m under pressure and really focused,” – Maya Devereaux, Writer.
“I study best at the library because it’s quiet and I can focus,” – Sarah Albert, Editor.
“At the library because I’m not distracted by everything at home,” – Rachel Osman, Editor.
“My room because it’s not too quiet but not too loud,” – Teresa Conde, Social Media and PR.
“In my dorm room if it’s quiet. I need silence when I study. If there is any noise, it is so much harder to concentrate,” – Carolyn McMahon, Writer.
“In the library, because there aren’t any distractions, and once I’ve dragged all of my books and laptop there, I have no excuse not to get work done!” -Jenna Ballard, Contributor.
“At my desk in my room when it is clean and organized because I have a better sense of focus,” – Emily Lamielle, Writer.
“At Starbucks in the evening during the week. I love their iced coffees and studying there keeps me from being unproductive at home,” – Kaleigh Dickson, Writer.
“Anywhere other than room because my bed is so comfy I just want to take a nap in it,” – Samantha Schafer, Social Media.
“At the library. It is quiet, and I am not distracted by the comforts of my living space,” – Allison Cohen, Writer.
“In the computer lab because not many students know where it is and the computers are much faster than my laptop,” – Natalia Weiner, Contributor.
“I study best in the library with my iPod,” – Shanae Hatchett, Writer.
“Sitting up in a comfy chair. Anywhere but my own room,” – Leslie Alston, Writer.
“In my room when it’s brightly lit, there’s no one around, I have the XX playing, and I have PLENTY of post-its,” – Tariro Mzezewa, Writer.
“When I have music playing so I can drown out distractions,” – Victoria Baldonado, Social Media.
“In my room alone because it’s just me in my own atmosphere with nothing to distract me,” – Meghan Keane, Writer.
“In the evening at the library, Penn State’s library is beautiful, quiet, and has EVERYTHING I need! (Including a cafe that serves Starbucks to feed my skinny vanilla latte addiction!)” – Sarah Gooch, Social Media.
“I study best at night in the library because I like to enjoy my afternoons outdoors in the sun to unwind after a day of classes. The library works best for me because it limits distractions,” – Kimberly Anastos, Social Media.
“I study best when I listen to music, because it cancels out unwanted and distracting sounds,” – Pauline Lacsamana, Writer.
“In my room using my desk because that is where I am most comfortable,” – Kristyn Anguiano, Social Media.
“When I am alone and everything is quiet. And a nice cup of coffee doesn’t hurt,” – Kayla Divelbiss, Writer.
“I study best when I’m in my dorm between the hours of 8 p.m.-1 a.m.! I think it’s because I’m a night owl!” – Shaniece Sanford, PR .
“Because I’m a night owl, I study best at night curled up on my couch with a cup of tea,” – Dustin Divelbiss, Writer.
“I study best at night in the library because it is quiet and I feel most productive at night,” – Annaliese Pepper, Social Media.
“In the library where there are no distractions. On the weekend because the library is empty,” – Ashley Offenback, Writer.
“The night before tests in the library because it is quiet and by then the studying must get done. There can be no distractions,” – Kristen Tomkowid, Writer.
“I study best when I am in my room by myself listening to music because I get distract if I am trying to study with others such as my friends, but if it is with someone else than I can study in a group,” – Courtney Smith, Social Media and Advertising.
“In my room with music playing because it’s hard for me to focus in complete silence,” – Jessica Molinari, Writer.
“At the library, because I can people watch and study at the same time!” – Marthay-Raye Adjei, Editor.
“On the top floor of the library at night because the view of the New York City skyline motivates me. Someday I’ll be there if I do my best now!” – Emily O’Brien, Social Media.
“I study best in my living room because I can sprawl out on the floor,” – Rebecca Holliday, Social Media.
“In the library because it’s quiet and I don’t get distracted. I can get lost in my work,” – Gillian Reid, Writer.“Laying on my bed because I am very comfortable,” – Karlaa Williams, Social Media and PR.
“At the library - the big desks and quiet atmosphere helps me get everything done in the shortest period of time,” – Casey Galasso, Writer.