Social Butterflies – You love to be in a group and pay the best attention when you feel a collective drive. Intermittent relevant conversation keeps you on task and you do best with cooperative problem solving!
Advantages: The other butterflies can show you different ways of thinking of a problem and help you with difficult topics. They may even correct a misunderstanding that you have! You’ll be challenged to think on your feet and be correct.
Cautions: See B&B’s post about an effective study group. You’ll have to be careful to take breaks, but not wander into distraction. By creating a collective schedule, you and your study group can stay on task!
Lone Wolf– You learn better teaching yourself. That quiet study desk in the library is your favorite place to dive in. You work best at your own pace and have a very good sense of how to tackle this material.
Advantages: You know yourself very well! You can stay scheduled, organized, and get everything done. You rely on the study content to take you every step of the way.
Cautions: It is always good to check in with other lone wolfs. You want to make sure that you are staying on task and not misunderstanding information. Keep your ear to the ground for unique tricks that your classmates come up with for problem solving and memorizing!