Posts for Study Habits

How To Get Straight A’s: Top College Students Weigh In

If you’ve always wondered how to get straight A’s but were unsure of where to start, the best thing you can do is ask the people who are already doing it at the highest level. A word of warning upfront, though: some of the answers may not be the quick fix you’re looking for. While […]
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10 LPT Study Tips You Probably Haven’t Considered

The LPT (LifeProTips) subreddit is definitely a place you should be checking out if you’re in school and working towards your future. There, you’ll find a lot of basic stuff, but you’ll also find several unorthodox study tips that will make you even more productive. Here are 10 of our favorites. 1. “You get in […]
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21 Study Habits From The Reddit Community

If it’s one thing we like to promote around here, it’s good study habits. Not surprising for a testing site, huh? Well, the thing about good study habits is that they can take many different forms and what works for some may not work for others. The key is to make studying a priority — […]
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11 Tips To Staying Productive During The Holidays

With the holidays now upon us and winter break only days from beginning, you’re probably thinking about all the ways you’re going to take it easy and not think about anything but relaxation. While some relaxation is a good thing, though, many students will overdo it and put themselves in a bind that is hard […]
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5 Winter Break Study Tips Every Student Should Know

Are you getting ready for a great holiday break? While the time off is worth getting excited about, remember that your first job isn’t to be a lazy couch potato. If you are in college, it’s time to start thinking about your major as your job — that ticket to the career field that lies […]
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NaNoWriMo: What Test Takers Can Learn From It

NaNoWriMo, for those of you who may not be aware of it, stands for National Novel Writing Month. Since its inception in July 1999, the monthlong event for creative writers has produced hundreds of thousands of novels and billions of words. The goal is to write 50,000 words — the length of a short novel […]
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6 Benefits Of Setting Deadlines For Your Studies

Stephen King, in his book On Writing, wrote that the first draft of any book, no matter how long, should take no more than three months to complete. One season for a giant 1,000-page doorstopper! Maybe that works for Stephen King and novel writing, but does it translate to other fields? I would say yes. […]
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How To Get The Most From One-On-One Instruction

While this may not be an issue for those of you in junior high or high school, it can become more difficult to navigate once you go to college. We’re talking about limited one-on-one time with your teacher. Smaller schools pride themselves on the small student-to-teacher ratio. Ideally, if you have around 25:1 or 30:1, […]
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9 Detours Around Your Mental Roadblocks

We’ve all been there. You’re rocking and rolling, feeling great about the amount of work you’ve accomplished. Then you realize some project needs to be done ASAP and you’ve completely forgotten about it until now. You have to push through but your mental energy is too spent to do anything else at this moment. What […]
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Study Habits: Do You Have A Ritual?

The Cal Newport blog is a great place to go if you’re having trouble getting inspired to study. Newport routinely features tips, tricks, and stories, on how you can take your study habits to the next level. Recently, he shared a submission from one of his faithful readers. He writes: Aaron is a PhD student. […]
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