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An article in HerCampus on study groups

October 17, 2012

By Sarah Kahwash 

About Study Groups…

While friends can be a distraction, they can also be a big help. If you think it will help you, try studying with a partner or in a group. Other people can help motivate you, can come up with new ways for understanding or studying a complex topic, and can make an arduous task more fun,” says Dr. Irene Levine, Professor of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine.

But choose wisely – it is possible for group studying to go awry: “Other people can be distracting, they may be competitive, they may over-rely on you for helping them,” adds Dr. Levine. “Try to choose people you can rely upon. Basically, make sure you’re studying with Rory Gilmore and not Paris Hilton.

Read the entire article on HerCampus.

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