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A ‘Study Buddy’ Keeps College Students with ADHD Focused and Accountable

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Q: “My son is struggling to stay on top of his work at college — especially longer-term assignments, like term papers, that need to be tackled in chunks and started well before the due date.

How can he get better at this?”A: Your son needs a ‘study buddy.’ This is a person who meets him in the library for work and study sessions.

A human is more compelling than any calendar app, and the library is less distracting than the dorm. The study buddy doesn’t have to be taking the same classes.

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