Writers block is something many people have been afflicted with in the past and most of us are well aware of the frustration it brings. How can you overcome it? Continue reading
We are all human beings (as far as I know) and we tend to forget a lot of things, a little too much for our own good I’m afraid. So today I think it’s time for us to roll up our sleeves and tackle this problem once and for all, are you with me?
How to defeat forgetfulness in 3 easy steps: Continue reading
It’s pretty common today to hear instructors talk about the acts that will lead to success in ones studies but rarely do they discuss the factors that lead to ones failure. Failure is -like success- important to analyze in order to know what what we should be cautious about, ie simply the learn thy enemy principle.
Here is what I believe to be 2 of the most common (I believe) reasons people fail a class (in no particular order): Continue reading
Giving it your best shot
Once you get your SAT test booklet, you’re in the race full-swing and you need to be cool, calm and clear-headed. Here are a few things to keep in mind – some you probably will think too simplistic, but they add up to making your test go just that little bit smoother and easier.
In the recent interview tips post we discussed how to conduct a successful and proper interview, today we’re gonna discuss the same thing but the other side around.
That is to say, from the perspective of the one who’s being interviewed. Or as Homer Simpson would of put it: “The hunter has become the hunter”
Why is this important?
Sitting for SAT
The day dawns and you know it’s a day of distress. If you have to get admission into any college in the United States of America, you have to sit for this test. Granted, you feel nervous and worried whether you’ll make it, but giving way to panic is the last thing you want to do. Here are a few tips to make it through that day – and make it through well! Continue reading
A feeling of aversion. That’s what I feel when I hear people claim that you could only learn in one specific way, in their way or else your studies could all be in vain!
This mentality is completely wrong and is refuted by a number of solid facts;
1. You are unique
Yes, you are special and unique and that goes for the way you learn as well. Some students have to study in a completely silent area while others tend to feel restrained by such silence.
Have you ever noticed how some people flip through pages that may take you (and me) hours to read in order to fully comprehend? What are these people doing that we might be missing? Not that much actually and it’s not really that difficult to accomplish. Here’s 4 important factors to help you read faster and catch up with these speed offenders.
This goes for all situations, you need to have knowledge about something before you can take action. Did you know, for instance, that an average student may spend around 2400 hours studying (if we consider this person studies 20h/week in a period of 3 years). Do you know that this means?