Are Weaker Students Overconfident and Underprepared?

This video from Dr Stephen Chew from Samford University discusses how students tend to underestimate how much time it takes to complete an assignment or to comprehend new material. There’s no easy fix with studying. 

Studying involves focus, concentration and effort. Multitasking can sabotage your learning.

Dr Chew surveyed students about how they thought they’d do on an upcoming exam. He found weaker students were overconfident, underprepared and unaware how little they knew. To study effectively you need to improve study skills.

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