Posts for Study Habits

10 Ways A Students Think Differently Than Everyone Else

‘A’ Students are cut from a different cloth. While you may be able to point to some on this list and state, “But I know Fred’s an ‘A’ Student and this doesn’t sound like him at all!,” it’s a list we’ll nevertheless stand behind. Why? Because anyone can have a good year or two; it […]
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Rosetta Stone, Other Language Learning Tips

Rosetta Stone has been a godsend for many with the desire to become other language learners later in life. After all, the American education system is still backward in the sense that it doesn’t teach other languages to children when their minds are most susceptible to it, instead waiting until high school when most of […]
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10 Student Resolutions For 2016

The New Year is upon us, and with it comes the need to clean out the cobwebs and set those resolutions that will guide you for the remainder of the year. While many New Year’s Resolutions are easily broken, students have the advantage of prep time. A full-time employee, who had to continue working during […]
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Deep Study Habits: Walk Before You Run!

To reach your full potential as a student and, later, a worker, you need to expand your study habits beyond the ability to read a chapter and answer a few questions. What you need to develop more than anything are your deep study habits. Over the course of the next year, we’ll be looking at […]
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Learning on the Go: Programs for a Versatile College Career

College students today are starting school earlier and choosing more alternative programs to complement their education. With a competitive job market and fluctuating economy it can be hard to find and secure a career, or even a job! Below introduces three excellent programs that will enrich students in both personal and academic areas and put […]
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10 Social Media Habits for the Serious Student

Students — particularly high school students — are better versed in the world of social media than perhaps any other demographic. It is a fluid part of their every day lives. But social media also comes with a dark side — a side that can impair one’s ability to get a good job or reach […]
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10 ‘Deep Work’ Study Habits

In the upcoming book Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, study hacker Cal Newport gives an insightful prescription for finding success in the 21st Century. “One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare,” he says. “If you master this skill, you’ll achieve extraordinary results.” “Deep work,” […]
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14 Memory Boosting Techniques That Work

Memory boosting techniques are not just helpful when it comes to studying for that big test or getting a good grade; they’re essential! As with most skills, the problem in getting good at them isn’t in finding the one distinct way that works. It’s parsing through all of the available techniques to find what works […]
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So Long, Standing Desk: 8 Benefits Of Sitting

The benefits of sitting are not often talked about because many people believe there are not any. Study after study claims that sitting for prolonged periods of time can make you more prone to disease and suffer from bad posture, run a higher risk of obesity — the list goes on. While it probably isn’t […]
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The More You Know: 5 Factoids That May Shock You From The Headlines

One thing that I enjoy doing to stay abreast of current events and expand my knowledge base is to peruse the TIL subreddit on the popular social sharing site. After all, the more you know, the better equipped you’ll be for school … and life. Like any secondary source, this is one that you may […]
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