overstudy

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overstudy

(ˌəʊvəˈstʌdɪ)
vb, -studies, -studying or -studied
to study (something) too much (so as to be disadvantageous)
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Consider evaluation for an anxiety disorder in a child who has concerns about perfection and performance, especially one who is bright or who overstudies for tests and then does badly on them.