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How to study after midterm exams: Reassess your study habits

Midterm exams are over. Thank goodness for that. Now, what can we take away from the experience? Did you do okay? Do you need to study more? This is a great time to take your academic temperature, assess how to …

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Top tips for academic success: 7 habits of highly successful students

Ever wonder how some of your classmates make academic success look so darn easy? Wish you could pick their brain without actually having to confess you don’t have all the answers yourself? We all know that achieving any goal worth …

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Tips on how to study and get better grades on your final exams — College instructors spill the beans

Around this time of year, students may begin to feel a bit of panic as they realize that final exams are rapidly approaching. Not to worry! I’ve been a college instructor for going on 16 years now and I’m going to …

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Grow your brain: back to school tips for effective study time!

As summer winds down, another semester is just heating up! It’s time again to gear up for fall semester and Questia can help you make it a breeze. You’ll want to want to make sure you stay organized, grow your …

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Academic training begins with learning how to study effectively: Test taking tips and learning strategies for college students

This summer, get yourself in competitive shape mentally and physically for another session of fall classes, term papers and projects. Inspired by the Olympics, we’ve put together our own academic training program for you to tackle any class. All it …

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Five tips for pulling a healthy all-nighter

While studying consistently and frequently throughout the semester is the best bet for nailing an A in any given course, you may come across a test or two that calls for a late-night cram session at some point during your …

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How to stay organized as you prepare for finals week

You’ve worked tirelessly all semester and now you’re mere weeks or even days away from a relaxing summer break. The only thing standing in your way now? Finals! Here are some valuable tips to help you stay healthy and organized while …

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How to study for finals week: Finishing strong at the end of the school year

After a much-needed spring break, you may be dreading the remaining weeks of classes that you’ve come to know as the most stressful times of your college career. During these last challenging months of the semester, don’t let disorganization and …

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Study Strategy

Make Note The main thing to know about note-taking, says Richard Palmer, is that “All notes that are not accompanied by solid understanding are useless.”  In Brain Train: Studying for Success (London: E & FN Spon, 1996), 102, he explains, …

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The Effect of Your Environment

Dazed and Confused Are your efforts to work at peak effectiveness at school or on the job being derailed by the clutter in your workspace? Try these quick and easy tips to organize your desk.

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