Study Skills

Current OHSU SON Student?

All students in the SON can get individualized academic coaching with a learning specialist at Student Academic Success Services.

Our aim is to help you to FIND STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS. We will work with you to develop personalized tools and approaches to help you study effectively and efficiently, decrease stress, improve your memory, and develop goals to help you succeed here at OHSU.  

Ask your Learning Specialist about   

  • Study skills
  • Motivation and goal setting   
  • Memory techniques
  • Test taking skills and test anxiety
  • Getting the most out of reading and lecture
  • Time management

Email the Learning Support Specialists for more information. 

Study Skills Handouts

Study Skills Links and Videos

Test Taking Strategies – Do you get nervous before an exam? Worried about an up-coming test?  This video can help!  Specific, user-friendly techniques are explained in a light-hearted manner.

Workshop: Retrieval Practice -- Pick up some new study tips based in the latest cognitive science research.