Posts for Study Habits

6 Things A Highly Effective Student Does Well

You may never be the smartest student when it comes to “book learning” or IQ, but you can definitely forge a life for yourself in the classroom and beyond that goes beyond the natural gifts of others. To do so, you have to first realize where your strengths lie, and that, yes, even though some […]
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How To Pass Any College Class, No Matter Your Skill Level

The difference between high school and college can be quite shocking, especially if you went to a secondary school where a lot of D’s were handed out and teachers were afraid to fail their students. (Unfortunately, this is becoming a more frequent phenomenon.) In college, no one cares. If you don’t do the work, you […]
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Brain Training: Top Tips for Critical Thinking

The brain may not be a muscle — well, maybe it is for some people — but it can nevertheless be strengthened in the same way as a bicep or tricep. (Philosophically speaking, of course.) By incorporating mental exercises, your brain training can be not unlike physical training, gradually making you stronger and adding to your stamina […]
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How to Cut Study Time Without Losing Ground

The ever-present desire to cut study time is as old as the public education system itself. Ever since human beings began forcing themselves to get out of bed three hours too soon five days a week, so they could go sit in a classroom, students have been trying desperately to find ways of getting by without […]
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10 Ways To Reward Yourself For Studying

Deciding to reward yourself may seem selfish and unproductive, but it can actually create in you a better member of society — someone capable of doing more good with their life and work than if you played it the other way and never decided to reward yourself with anything. In past posts, we’ve been big proponents of […]
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How to Make Studying Fun: 9 Tips

Does anyone know how to make studying fun? That’s a question that we often received here at 4Tests, and while we may not be able to promise that you will have a rollicking good time every time you crack open a book, we can help you take some of the edge off. To do just […]
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5 Skills You Can Learn In A Day To Get More Out Of Life

So you say you’ve just finished your Ph.D in [insert field of study here]. Congratulations, your education has just begun! That’s right, you should know by now that the learning process should not be ending simply because you reached the end of the educational rainbow. In order to get the most out of life, you […]
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9 Study Tips You Can Learn From Marathon Runners

Marathon training and study tips for a test or class are not that different when you get right down to it. The thought of running 26.2 miles in one continuous block of time or even in the same day might sound insane, but you can get there with the right amount of effort and the proper […]
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7 Ways To Break Bad Study Habits

Bad study habits are, unfortunately, abundant in the life of the typical high school or college student. The threat of a far-off deadline can lull you in to a false sense of security, and when that occurs, you don’t do the incremental things needed to prepare you for those upcoming challenges. There are also numerous […]
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4 Comprehension Techniques To Boost Your GPA

Most students are born with the ability to understand basic information and memorize knowledge. However, when concepts get more difficult and complex, this ability will only take you so far. That’s why you need some extra tools in your toolbox, especially as you get ready for higher level high school and college stuff. Luckily, the […]
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