Thankfully I don’t have finals (HELL TO THE FREAKIN’ YEAH!), so my semester is done. Despite the fact that I don’t have to take any comprehensive tests, I did have to take a couple normal ones. These study playlists are the ones I listened to.

It's finals season and I'm sharing my favorite study playlists that I listen to on repeat.

Study Vibes

This is the first playlist that pops up on Spotify when you search ‘study’. While it is calming, I find songs with words a little distracting when I study.

study and chill


This group of songs of rather unknown artists is great for chilling and working on the computer.



 These songs brought back so many memories of high school! I mean Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Kodaline and Landon Pigg?! Total throwback!

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Study Zone


Some of these songs are current and some are a throwback also. They’re good for doing homework rather than studying.

Instrumental Study

Now these are my study jams! Instrumental songs are essential for a good study sess for me.

The Right Focus

If you adore piano (I do and I can play-I’d just rather listen) this playlist is for you! It’s all piano songs.

Intense Studying: Mozart

So I grew up with variations of these songs so this playlist reminds me of my childhood.

Movie Score Study

Some of these are motivational as well as study music worthy. Thanks to the music, I sometimes pretend that I’m in the movie. Shhhh! And yes I daydream while I study which means I probably need a…

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Study Break!

Study Playlist

Back to business- this is the playlist I put together!

What study playlists do you listen to?

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Author: Alix Maza

Alix is a college student, Step Up Magazine contributor, wannabe author, blogger and a super girly-girl who loves dogs and is entirely too dependent on coffee.

  • Corey Wheeland

    I love playlists like this for working. I’ll have to add this into my rotation!

  • Miss ALK

    Ah so fun! This is so random- my best studying playlist in college was anything by Kesha!! I had a whole playlist just of her songs that I’d write papers to lol!

    xoxo A

    • Really?! That’s so interesting!

  • Mary Duggan

    I love a good study playlist!! I actually shared a few Spotify playlists on my blog today, too! I’ll share the link with ya 🙂
    xo |

  • I love the movie score study list! I could use a lot of these during my work day. Oddly enough, I miss studying for finals. Is that crazy?!

  • ahh such great lists! I bet I could get down to working to them too!

    • They’re great for working also!

  • So many great playlists here! I need to listen to these during my workday.

  • I love listening to film scores while I write papers. Super epic music is perfect for motivating myself to write.

  • Bibi Camilo

    i love listening to music during work!

  • I love all the different options depending on the mood you’re looking for. This is great!!

    • That’s why I love Spotify haha.

  • This reminds me to be so thankful that I’m graduated and don’t have to take finals anymore!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern and Style

  • Nichole

    My finals are this week so this definitely comes in handy. Thanks for sharing!

  • I listen to classical music when writing, songs with words distract me a bit too when I’m trying to focus. I love that there are actual playlists for studying though! I need to give them a listen to see if I’m more productive 😉

  • Thena Reading-Franssen

    Great playlists. I like the unique style of music that you have choosen!

  • Love the playlistM I don’t have to study anymore but it’s always good for when I need to concentrate.

  • Lauren Falardeau Pariseau

    I can’t wait to check these out! I love mellow music and often refer back to my go to bands from college studying.

  • wowww! I’m not in college anymore, but I’ll definitely listen to these during busy times at work- these are fantastic

  • This is amazing! Not I’m school, but I love the playlists you’ve put together!

  • I am not in school but I could def use these for work!

  • Paige Rankin

    I wish I would have had these a couple years ago. Definitely using for work!

    xoxo, Paige

  • I don’t study anymore because i’m not in school, but when I’m working – I love listening to instrumental soundtracks!