Posts for Study Habits

37 Memory Techniques to Do Better on Class and Exam Days

Memory techniques can help you sharpen your test-taking abilities as well as improve your classroom performance. Many people make the mistake of thinking memory is something you are either born with or not. This could not be further from the truth. Like a muscle, the more you “work it out” the stronger it gets. While […]
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Millionaire Habits: Here Are A Dozen Every Student Should Learn

Entrepreneur magazine recently took a stab at millionaire habits, aggregating the best of the best from a variety of men and women, who are crushing it financially. While it’s easy to look past it if you’re in the middle of a class or preparing for a big exam, you really shouldn’t. It turns out many […]
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Elon Musk Not Who You Want To Emulate, Writer Says

Elon Musk is the guy people often think about when the word “success” comes up, but a new piece at Inc from contributor Matthew Jones argues that the Tesla/SpaceX founder and serial entrepreneur isn’t someone you want to be emulating. In fact, Jones argues, the same is true of many of the top people in […]
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10 Improvements The iPhone Has Made To Student Life

The iPhone has just turned 10 years old. As you’re reading this, it may be a day or two after, but the point is, it’s been in our lives for a decade, and it has changed a lot about the world. The most obvious impacts have been to the worlds of business and technology, but […]
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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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