5 Ways to Cope with Study Fatigue

College students will continually be affected by intense fatigue that comes from years of study. In addition to university course material, most college students also have a part time job and personal obligations. Additionally, in order to finish their degree on time many students take classes during the summer or try to take the maximum amount of classes allowed by the university, which can lead to additional stress and fatigue....

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7 Surprising Ways To Sleep Better In A College Dorm

For those of you who are attending college far away from home, this is a time of new found freedom and independence. You’ll look forward to the next several years cramming for major exams, chasing deadlines, meeting new friends, participating in extracurricular activities, crashing frat parties, and many others. However, having an erratic schedule and being sleep deprived will surely wreck havoc on your overall health. Also,...

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Sleepless In College – How Sleep Deprivation Affects Performance And Safety

According to medical studies, a person should have between 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. This is ideal and it ensures that the individual will be able to function efficiently. Sadly, this isn’t the case with most college students. There are several reasons why young people in universities aren’t getting the amount of sleep that they need. They could still be adjusting to dorm life or to having a roommate, or they could...

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How to Survive an All-Nighter

The phrase “all-nighter” seems to be something that is forever linked with the college experience. Almost any college graduate will tell you that they were forced to stay up all night at least once in their college career. If you can, it is best to prepare ahead of time, so that this painful experience is not one that you have to live through. If it comes down to that deadline day however, and you find yourself with a...

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Learn more while you sleep

Scientists have found that if you need to remember a bunch of information (say, for a big exam), do NOT study right up until time for the exam. Study at least 24 hours before, and sleep on it. They did a study at Harvard that proved this technique works. Participants were separated into three different groups after being shown images that they were told to memorize. One of the groups was tested on the memorization after 20...

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