Posts for Study Habits

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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7 Memory Boosting Activities You Can Start Today

Memory boosting activities can be very beneficial to your status as a student and a test-taker. But it’s also something that we often neglect when getting caught up in the duties and obligations of our day-to-day lives. “Who has time?” becomes the motto when we could make more time and do much better work if […]
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10 Good Study Habits To Implement Today

Learning to succeed at studying is largely dependent on what most areas of life are — good habits. If you know what to do, and strive towards doing it every day until it becomes habit, then success is inevitable. To help you get there, we’ve put together a quick list of 10 good study habits […]
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Tim Ferriss and the 4-Hour Workweek for Students?

Since its initial publication in 2009, Tim Ferriss’s 4-Hour Workweek has been as controversial as it has been helpful. Ferriss trivialized what it took to build a profitable business and propagated a mindset of entitlement where you didn’t have to work hard to find success, many of his critics believed. The other half praised the […]
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12 Study Tips To Improve Focus

Let’s face it. Studying isn’t exactly what we do for fun. It takes mental effort to keep your mind’s eye on the proverbial ball. Focus is of the utmost importance, and it’s one of the hardest things to come by, at least if you’re tackling a subject that doesn’t fuel your passion. (If you’re like […]
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Staying Motivated When Studying Is The Last Thing You Want To Do

Studying and motivation are often found on two different planes of reality. You would much rather watch another episode of The Flash or American Horror Story than crack open the books (or laptop) and learn, right? I know there are times I feel that way. In order to be successful, though, you have to teach […]
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Critical Thinking Or Memorization — Why Not Both? 

A recent article from Huffington Post entitled, “‘Most Likely to Succeed’: Schools Should Teach Kids to Think, Not Memorize,” has been kicking up some conversation, not because it has any particularly bad intent — the article is celebrating a new form of teaching that emphasizes critical thinking over knowledge dumps — but because of what […]
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