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How To Create an Environment for Studying

How To Create an Environment for Studying

Being in high school or college means juggling many different things. You’ve got classes, homework, extracurricular activities, and a social life. It can be tough to find time to fit everything in, let alone excel at all of it. One key to success is creating an environment for studying that works for you. Some students […]

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How Visual Note Taking Can Help You Succeed in College

Are you a visual learner? Do you struggle looking at big blocks of text, or even your own handwritten notes come when it comes time to study for an exam? Studies show that 65% of people are visual learners, but many don’t even know it. This is because for so long, there hasn’t been an […]

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The Benefits of Online Tutoring vs In-Person Tutoring

Tutoring is evolving, and for many people, they like having the convenience of learning in a way that is best suited for them. Whether you need online homework help or need to work on your Spanish, there are two main tutoring options available to you: Online tutoring In-person tutoring Each form of tutoring has its […]

how to improve your study skills while in med school

How to Improve Your Study Skills While in Med School

For many students, beginning medical school is a dream come true. However, medical school is not for the faint of heart. Having a few tried-and-true study tactics on hand might help you feel more confident as a medical student and better prepared for exam day. If you’re wondering how to study effectively for medical school, […]

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An Exciting Way to Develop Your Problem-Solving Skill

Problem Solving skills are an important ability that every individual must-have. Defining a problem is quite harder as it can be anything, a person, a situation, an object, etc. No matter whatever the medium of the problem is, the skills of an individual depend on him/her to get out of the problem smoothly and smartly.  […]

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How To Support Teachers in the New School Year

The switch to virtual learning environments threw off more than just students. Teachers, who are sometimes students themselves, had to tackle the same challenges as you, just from the other side of the coin. If you’re looking for ways to make the semester a smoother experience for you and your teacher, consider these tips on […]

advantages of college group projects

The Advantages of College Group Projects

The dreaded group project is part of many students’ college coursework. If you spot a group project on your syllabus the first day of class, your immediate reaction is to scan the room for potential partners. Who will pull their weight in a group setting? Who will inevitably let the whole team down? While group […]

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7 Smart Tips For College Students To Nail Your Public Speaking

Syllabus week: an effortless dry run for your upcoming college schedule. Meet your professors, learn whether that $300 textbook is required (they rarely are), and mentally prepare for the semester ahead. But it’s also when the 16-week anxiety cycle officially enters full-swing. Because whether you’re an education, science, or business major, you can’t escape without […]

how to create a productive study space

How To Create a Productive Study Space

Learning about a challenging subject matter is hard enough on its own. When you add an uncomfortable, distracting environment to the mix, the study process can seem nearly impossible. To make learning the information easier and help you get the grades you’re after, consider implementing these effective tips on how to create a productive study […]