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College: How many hours do you spend studying? - September 13th 2016, 09:08 PM

What's your major?
How many hours are you taking?
What's your GPA?
How many hours do you study/day on average (ie#hrs week/7), this includes homework, test preparation, labs, etc.?

Just curious to see how this scales. I know the traditional argument is 3 hrs/credit unit, but I've never met anyone who does this.


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Re: College: How many hours do you spend studying? - September 13th 2016, 09:26 PM

I'll answer for when I was still in college
Early Childhood Education
I normally took 12-15 credit hours (4-5 classes)
My GPA was usually over a 3.0 (forgot what I graduated with)
I had a really project heavy major so I'd usually spend at least 10 hours a week on homework, sometimes up to 20. We also had to do (at least) 15 volunteer hours a semester. This is excluding finals time.



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Re: College: How many hours do you spend studying? - September 13th 2016, 09:27 PM

Can I still answer if I just graduated? I could do for last semester

Major: sociology
Hours: i took 15 credits or 5 classes 3 credits eaxh (15 hours)
My gpa was 3.78 i believe. Did not check the most updated though.
The hours I spent on schoolwork outside of classes would vary from semester to semester and even within a single semester, there would be busier times than others. I don't know the average but it can range from 5-30 hours a week including weekends
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Re: College: How many hours do you spend studying? - September 14th 2016, 01:29 AM

Major: Public health
Hours: I range between 12, 15, and 18 credit hours. Last semester I took 19 credit hours, this semester 18.
GPA: 3.93.
Study time: Honestly it ranges. Last semester I'd spend 1-2 hours a week just on one class and one semester I'd spend up to 3 on another. If a class has take home tests I honestly don't study as much for it, as is the case for many of my classes this semester.


   
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Re: College: How many hours do you spend studying? - September 14th 2016, 06:42 AM

Major: Human services
Credits: 16 usually (4 classes)
GPA: 3.84
Hours studying: Usually 1-2 hours per week per class if I don't have any projects due. I do have to write a lot of essays though for my classes instead of tests so it can vary. We are also required to intern 12 hours each week.


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