Posts for Study Habits

The 5 Essential Wellness Tips For Sedentary People

Wellness tips are the order of the day, folks, because the act of studying can be a sedentary one. There is a lot of intense focus and sitting around that is bad enough for the human body in just 24 hours. Stretch that out over the course of a semester or school year, and you’ve got […]
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14 Screen Time Management Tips For Students Addicted To Their Phones

Screen time is becoming an increasingly difficult problem for students and professionals alike. The phones and tablets of today carry with them so many informational and entertainment options and such attractive builds, designs, and resolutions that it’s easy to get hooked. But when you have a full-time class load, professional certification exams, and the daily […]
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15 Productivity Hacks to Survive the Holidays

Not sure about you guys, but productivity hacks are always welcome, particularly when my mind starts to zone out with thoughts of turkey, dressing, trees, and presents. The holidays can be a stressful time, especially if you are a student ready to get on with the break but mindful of the academic obligations that still […]
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8 Ways to Overcome Bad Teachers (and 7 Mistakes to Avoid)

Bad teachers are real. In many schools throughout the U.S. (and the world) you will find them. They are collecting a paycheck one busy-work assignment at a time. They get frustrated by the classroom dynamics and fold under pressure. They fail to connect the dots from their understanding to your brain. They let others run […]
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73 Of Our Favorite Pinterest Study Hacks

The Internet and, in particular, social media has created a wealth of knowledge and actionable data. One of our favorite networks is that of Pinterest because it’s visual and it’s easy to see at a glance what others are doing through the photos and infographics that they share. Virtually every subject there is has a […]
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13 Reasons College Students Don’t Know How to Study

How to Study: College Students Don't Have It

A recent report from the Washington Post highlighted the disturbing find that many students, even at the collegiate level, don’t know how to study. As the Post‘s Valerie Strauss points out in the piece, the reason many students drop out of college is “easily and inexpensively fixable before the students walk onto campus” because it […]
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8 Reasons to Quit Social Media At Once, and 7 Reasons You Probably Shouldn’t

Quit Social Media Now?

Deep Work author Cal Newport recently gave a TEDx talk in which he posed the tantalizing prospect of a world without social media. In particular, Newport postulated that you should quit social media altogether. While that idea may have seemed radical five years ago, it isn’t as much today since users have had time to […]
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The Method of Ioci: How the ‘Memory Palace’ Can Make You a Better Student

The Method of Ioci, or the “memory palace” technique, dates back to the ancient Greeks and Romans and consists of creating a palace-like structure that, in each room, houses all the vital details that you hope to remember. This is a simple explanation, and a clear simplification of how you can put it to work […]
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Procrastination and the 20 Ways to Escape It

Procrastination is one of the toughest things for a student to overcome. So much of life is coming at you at a breathless pace, especially as you get older and head off to college. You are running your life—calling all the shots—for the first time in your existence, and that means you have to balance […]
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26 Study Tips You Can’t Afford To Ignore

Search “study tips” online for long enough, and you will run into a wealth of ideas from some of the greatest minds in education for how you can elevate your grades and test scores. Truthfully, if you spent all day searching, you could probably find 1,000-or-more techniques each with their own degree of validity. When […]
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