Enjoy Your Study: 10 Quick Tips to Maximise the “Fun Factor”
Feb15

Enjoy Your Study: 10 Quick Tips to Maximise the “Fun Factor”

Enjoy your study?  Am I serious?   YES! Here are 10 quick tips to boost your enthusiasm, mood, and maximise the “fun factor” in your hard work:   1.  Mix it up with technology  PC, Laptop, iPad, iPhone, iPod, tablet, apps, software, ANYTHING!  Whatever is most helpful to your subject. 2. Listen to music I recommend classical, meditation or relaxation music (without words) as the most effective to help you study.  By...

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Easy Strategies for Enhancing Your Performance on Tests
Nov28

Easy Strategies for Enhancing Your Performance on Tests

Improving test performance really isn’t rocket science (unless you’re studying aerospace engineering). Improving test performance is actually very achievable if you’ll simply practice the seven basic study strategies listed below. While applying one or two of the study strategies will definitely improve your performance, practicing all of the strategies from the first day of class will result in much better academic...

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10 Ways to be a More Effective Student
Nov01

10 Ways to be a More Effective Student

Excellent students are made, not born.  Though school might come more easily to some than it does to others, most students achieve success through the implementation of simple, yet consistent study techniques.   If you want to be a better student and improve your study skills just stick with it, try hard, and use the techniques detailed below.  Your grades and your ability to understand and apply information will both improve. 1. Have...

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Creating a Study Sanctuary
Oct31

Creating a Study Sanctuary

It can be very distracting to one’s studying if the place chosen for study is full of attention grabbers.  There are computers, which may help one study, but also have the ability to get one involved with sites that have nothing to do with one’s studies.  There are cell phones, iPods, televisions, iPads – with so many possibilities available to pull focus, staying on task with one’s studies can be a task...

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Conquering Test Anxiety
Oct31

Conquering Test Anxiety

Some degree of test anxiety is normal, even when you have studied and know the material well.  A manageable amount of anxiety surrounding tests can be very helpful because it can motivate you to study and help you do your best.  However, when anxiety is severe it can be detrimental and make taking tests, and even studying for them, difficult. The following tips will help you manage your anxiety surrounding tests: Foster excellent...

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