College student with excellent time management and study 
            skills managing her schedule on a computer

Like a fitness site, but for brains.

Study Swami integrates an academic skill-building learning system into your retention program.

Here is an overview of the content on Study Swami:

Going to Class

  • Tricks for paying attention
  • Taking notes in class

Taking Notes In General

  • Systems (SQ3R, Cornell)
  • Summarizing and reviewing
  • Graphic organizers

Study Process: Every Day Routine

Preparing for Exams, Tests, and Quizzes

  • What's the difference?
  • How to study for each

Motivation and Attitude

  • Advantages of adopting a growth mindset
  • Becoming a Self-Regulated Learner

Plus: Specific Advice for Different Types of Courses and Assignments

  • Literature
  • Expository writing
  • Math, science, and engineering
  • Projects and long papers


  • How the mind learns and why these techniques work
  • What exactly are concepts? How do we tackle learning difficult abstract ideas?
  • How to solve problems
  • How to have a successful group project

Interactive analysis

  • Can be used after any assignment or assessment
  • Promotes a thoughtful approach