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    studying in college

    Just wondering, how many hours (for college students only) did you study per week?

    I'm guessing it's different for each major but I'm curious if 35-40 hours a week is the normal or if it's made up.


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    Re: studying in college

    I'd say I averaged 10-15 hours per week. 2-3 hours per weekday.



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    Re: studying in college

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    I'd say I averaged 10-15 hours per week. 2-3 hours per weekday.
    This is how much I study...I was recommended by a faculty member to study around 28-35....


    I also have all B's so it's not like i'm failing everything either.


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    Re: studying in college

    Haha, 2-3 hours.


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    Re: studying in college

    I wouldn't say that a typical week is 35-40 hours but there are definately times when you will not have a life. It also does depend on your major, I had a roommate who was going into history and he never had more than a couple of pages to read and maybe write a short paper while I went into engineering and had multiple times where I had to pull all-nighters in order to get done on time (I'm sure that's partly my own fault as well). Depending on your major I would say that 35-40 hours is reasonable but not every week, especially not your first year when you're taking intro classes.



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    Re: studying in college

    Well if you really want to get decent grades and pass you're classes with mostly A's then the 35-40 hours a week isn't a lie. I never studied close to that amount while in college and still received a B- GPA. I probably studied around 10 hours a week. I was a mechanical engineer also.



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    Re: studying in college

    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    Just wondering, how many hours (for college students only) did you study per week?

    I'm guessing it's different for each major but I'm curious if 35-40 hours a week is the normal or if it's made up.
    When I was there the foreign students studied about 110-120 per week, so it might have averaged 30.



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    Re: studying in college

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    I'd say I averaged 10-15 hours per week. 2-3 hours per weekday.
    I'd put myself in the same boat, although my time was spent much working on homework rather than studying/reviewing course material.


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    Re: studying in college

    Chem E is probably 30 hours a week, plus 17 class hours. Can fluctuate a lot depending on the week and classes


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    Re: studying in college

    I'm pretty sure they said you're supposed to study 3 hours for every hour of class so you could figure it out based on your schedule.



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    Re: studying in college

    cpr E here...last semester was around 15-20..this semester I have Erik so around 10


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    Re: studying in college

    Quote Originally Posted by VikesFan4Ever28 View Post
    I'm pretty sure they said you're supposed to study 3 hours for every hour of class so you could figure it out based on your schedule.
    I got told this too...I'm curious if it's BS or if it's true. 35-40 seems an insane amount to me.


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    Re: studying in college

    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    cpr E here...last semester was around 15-20..this semester I have Erik so around 10
    Your exam might just be next to me...................

    I'm probably around 50-60. I'd be surprised to be under.


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    Re: studying in college

    They tell you 35-40. I think 10-20 is what most end up doing



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    Re: studying in college

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Your exam might just be next to me...................

    I'm probably around 50-60. I'd be surprised to be under.
    thankfully you are not my TA.



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