Memory Improvement Techniques
Mar31

Memory Improvement Techniques

Holding on to information is greatly linked to being a success in academics.  Exams and quizzes are specifically designed to discover what information you have retained as derived from personal study and further from classroom lectures.  Especially since what has been studied will be required for workforce use once college is completed and career work begins. Working with this techniques will help improve memory retention: Find a way...

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Strategies For Building Vocabulary
Mar31

Strategies For Building Vocabulary

Effective communication development is a very important skill.  Companies and organisations list communication as a highly desired skill and seek out effective communicators. Whether in a bad or good way, one is judged by the vocabulary they use.  This judgment is why one should work actively to make improvements and enlarge their vocabulary.   Use the following strategies to build and enhance your vocabulary:   Read More...

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Goal Setting for Success
Mar31

Goal Setting for Success

Every goal is achievable with good planning, preparation, and much hard work.  When we talk about setting a goal, we are really outlining a specific result that you want to achieve by a given time, in the future.  There are various types of goals: long-term (6 months to many years), mid-term (a few weeks to a few months), and short term (daily or weekly) goals.  Many successful people write down their goals, and track their progress...

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Note Taking Techniques
Mar31

Note Taking Techniques

You must master the art of note taking to do well in school.  Information presented in lectures often makes up the bulk of exams, and notes are the key to recording and reviewing this information.  Taking good notes and reviewing them frequently will improve your grades dramatically. Employ these techniques to improve your note taking: Clarity and accuracy are key Notes will not do you much good if you cannot read them.  Make sure...

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Textbook Reading Strategies
Oct31

Textbook Reading Strategies

For those beginning their educational journey and unfamiliar with the volume of textbook reading material, textbook reading can become overwhelming.  There is, however, a simple strategy that can be employed to help simplify the process, breaking the assignment down and allowing one to maximize their time spent reading textbooks.  It’s as simple as ‘P’, ‘Q’, ‘R3’. With P, one will...

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How to Write a Basic Essay
Oct30

How to Write a Basic Essay

Essay writing is a very valuable skill and necessary as one proceeds through their educational career.  In fact, the higher the grade level, the essay writing assignments will become at times complex and taxing as the requirements become more demanding.  These compositions will propose an idea and use facts or statements, even analysis and then explanations to support them.  The most common format used for essay writing is called a...

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