How to Develop Your Study Skills, Work Smarter, Not Harder

The brain finds it difficult to process any new information after 90 minutes of studying. 30 minutes of block study is much more effective. A short nap can often refresh and recharge the brain. The recommended time for a good nap is between 20 and 30 minutes. Three in every five college students stay up to study all night at some point, but this practice is linked with lower grades.   Infographic provided...

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Important Things to Do a Night before Final Exam

Not everyone feels confident on the day of exams. You might have prepared for everything, but you get very nervous right before a paper. This uncertainty and nervousness once caused me to blank out right before an exam even though I knew every question in it. I was wrapped up in my own mind and unable to think straight. I could recall studying it, but I had simply forgotten even the most basic of formulae. It was all due to the stress...

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5 useful resources to study abroad

So you made a big decision and you want to take a huge step in your life and study abroad. Moving for a few months or years depending on how long are you going can be hard and you need to adjust to the idea of moving away from your family and friends. Now that you made a big decision, you need some usefully resources on what to do next. Where have you decided to study, what are some mayor things that you need to know and take care of....

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Why Your Phone Could Be the Key to an A+

Ah, the humble mobile phone! If you’re using it properly, it should be so much more to you than a means of keeping in touch with your friends, or sending daft photos via Snapchat. Did you know that you actually have a personal organiser, time-keeper and study buddy – all rolled into one – in your pocket?! Your phone can be many things to you. From a motivator in or out of the gym to a portable games console, these...

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The Ultimate Student Apps Guide

There are countless apps available on phones, tablets and even smart watches to help with your studies. Let’s take a look at the apps you should be downloading right now. Infographic provided by www.studymedicineeurope.com.

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15 College Writing Tools For A+ Papers

As college students can attest to, writing a paper for any class can be a daunting task. Students know that their grades are based on their performance, and achieving an A+ on an essay increases the GPA. Students strive for inspiration and perfection in their work. It can be difficult to come up with ideas and content for an interesting paper. Effective time management and organization is a must in order to write a successful piece....

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