Posts for Study Habits

Emails And Texts: Stop These Study Killers Immediately

It may seem like a no-brainer to shut down emails and texts while studying, but it’s still extremely difficult for students to do. Why? Is it the buzz the phone makes when a new message comes in — because let’s face it, you have to keep it on silent in order to not get caught […]
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The Real Formula For Success

In any endeavor — work, play, or education — no one likes to be the loser. Of course, without losers, we can’t have winners, so the key is to do what it takes to set yourself apart from everyone else. It isn’t enough to coast through on minimal effort or to stay firmly entrenched in […]
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Three Ways To Improve Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking skills are not the easiest things in the world to come by. After all, there isn’t a book filled with memorizable information for you to pore over. You have to know more than just what you believe. You also must know facts and be able to differentiate them from the opinions and biases […]
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Give It Up! You Are Not Good At Multitasking [Study]

Think you’re good at multitasking? Think again. A revealing new study detailed in this recent NPR post has proven that human beings — yes, even you — stink at the process, and probably will for a long, long time. The Case Against Multitasking NPR starts its investigation, not by talking to a slew of office […]
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Top 8 Learning Skills Technology Is Making Us Forget

Learning skills are the foundation on which all other knowledge develops, and as much as technology can make it easier to get the right answers or to understand certain concepts, it could also be holding us back in a number of these areas. We’ve taken a look at the key learning skills that seem to […]
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Six Fun Ways To Study

Fun ways to study — have you lost it, Man? Now, now, don’t tune us out just yet. We’re talking about making study time easier to digest. We’ll stop short of saying that it’s possible to make studying your preferred recreational activity, but we do believe that you can create a study environment and enact […]
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50 Ways To Reward Yourself For Studying

Stepping away from distractions long enough to get some serious studying done can be difficult. That’s why you should always be thinking of ways to reward yourself for studying that are specific and appealing to your situation. We’ve attempted to help you kickstart efforts with our own list of 50. As you read through each […]
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7 Study Tips For The Professional-In-Training

It is the job of school to prepare us for life. While there are many expectations placed on teachers and institutions to perform well, all too often there is a de-emphasis on the roles of the students themselves, and that’s counterproductive. Students have to step up if they hope to be successful in life. They […]
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Study Group Behaviors: How You Know It’s Time To Give A Member The Boot

Study groups can be greatly beneficial to learning a lot of complex information very quickly. In an ideal study group, all parties are engaged, utilizing their strengths to fill in the group’s weaknesses. Members are complementary of the entire experience. They’re encouraging to one another and focused on the tasks at hand. Unfortunately, it takes […]
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6 Time Management Tips And Advice

Time management is one of the best things that you can do for maximizing the amount of knowledge and understanding in your study time. But there are a lot of different ways that you can effectively manage your time. So many, in fact, that you may find yourself a little overwhelmed. We’ve distilled our six […]
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