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How to review your year?

Reviewing Your Year It is a healthy activity to reflect on the time gone by, objectively, before making plans for the year ahead. However, most of us are moving towards one of the two extremes: Self-ridicule or lamenting the stuff we didn’t do or did wrong. Self-congratulation of patting oneself […]

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Teach yourself anything

“It is better to know how to learn than to know.” – Dr Seuss False Beliefs About Self-Education Despite having easy access to information, few people take full advantage of the opportunity we have for self-directed learning.We still believe that to learn something, we need to be formally educated on […]

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Learning how to learn!

“Focused” and “Diffused” Modes When learning, there are times in which you are focused and times in which you allow your mind to wander. Both modes are valuable to allow your brain to learn something.Take regular breaks, meditate, think about other things, and give yourself plenty of time in both […]

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Scientific ways to learn anything faster

Say it out loud Learning and memory benefit from active involvement. When you add speaking to it, the content becomes more defined in long-term memory and more memorable. Take notes by hand Most of us can type very fast, but research shows writing your notes by hand will allow you […]

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What is an Essay?

An essay is generally a short piece of writing outlining the writer’s perspective or story. It is often considered synonymous with a story or a paper or an article. Today the word essay is applied to several kinds of literary compositions in prose. An essay may contain reflections, quotations, or […]

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Five scientific steps to ace your next exam

1. When to Study Studying time is more efficient if it is spread out over many sessions throughout the semester, with a little extra right before the exam.Cover each piece of info five times from when you first learned it until your exam. It will enable you to retain the […]

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Is Homework Good or Bad for students?

Why Homework Is Good Here are 10 reasons why homework is good, especially for the sciences, such as chemistry: Doing homework teaches you how to learn on your own and work independently. You’ll learn how to use resources such as texts, libraries, and the internet. No matter how well you […]

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Tips to get more marks in exams!

Just knowing the answers to the questions isn’t enough. Most of the time, it matters how you present your answer sheet. The person who will check your paper probably has about 50 – 100 other papers to go through. And that is a tedious job. So, if he opens your […]

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Digital vs Handwritten Notes

An important process in studying and learning is note-taking. Almost every student does it, and it is a practical requirement to pass a class. With the large amounts of information presented in each course, note-taking helps in encoding the information and thus makes it easier to remember. It also produces […]

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