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By Ph.D., Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Katharine Hansen

Learn smarter, no longer more durable! each highschool and faculty pupil would really like to grasp easy methods to get the top grades with the smallest amount of attempt. This ebook supplies scholars a guiding philosophy for each category, each time, laying the basis for lifelong studying. With the knowledge received from the following tips, good fortune tales from different scholars, and mini-assessments, they?ll be empowered to achieve category instruction, analyzing comprehension, exam-taking, and extra. ?No one approach suits each pupil, so incorporated are many tried-and-true equipment ?Useful for each topic, from international languages to arithmetic, from highschool via collage and past ?Helps scholars locate their specific studying kinds

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By Ph.D., Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Katharine Hansen

Learn smarter, no longer more durable! each highschool and faculty pupil would really like to grasp easy methods to get the top grades with the smallest amount of attempt. This ebook supplies scholars a guiding philosophy for each category, each time, laying the basis for lifelong studying. With the knowledge received from the following tips, good fortune tales from different scholars, and mini-assessments, they?ll be empowered to achieve category instruction, analyzing comprehension, exam-taking, and extra. ?No one approach suits each pupil, so incorporated are many tried-and-true equipment ?Useful for each topic, from international languages to arithmetic, from highschool via collage and past ?Helps scholars locate their specific studying kinds

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Many other root causes, both simple and complex, underlie procrastination. ” Experts recommend a number of techniques for overcoming procrastination: Tiny chunks of time: If you can’t bring yourself to plunge into the whole assignment, commit to doing what you can accomplish in a very short period—5, 10, 15 minutes. Mary McKinney of Successful Academic Coaching refers to the “Tolerable 10,” 10 relatively painless minutes devoted to your project. Of course, the bonus here is that may find yourself so caught up in the assignment once you put in those few minutes that you will continue working on it.

A larger variety is available for an annual fee of less than $20. Study Stories “I use different color highlighters to show what each event on my calendar is for. For example, pink is personal, yellow is school, orange is work, blue is for appointments, and green is for my sorority …. I can see in bright yellow that I have that project for finance due on Tuesday, and I need to start working on it on Wednesday so I can just get it done. ” —Sarah P. Making the Most of Your Time After minimizing procrastination and developing a system for managing your time, you can squeeze out even more time-management efficiency through these techniques: Explore the amount of available time and allot a portion to schoolwork: Ever wish there were more hours in the day?

My overall study method is review, review, review. ”—Megan M. When Possible, Review Previous Tests/ Assignments If you can obtain some insider information—by reviewing previous tests and assignments—why would you not do so? Many teachers put previous tests, projects, and papers on reserve somewhere—in their offices, department offices, or the library. Some student groups also collect these items. Our point here is not about cheating or copying old materials. It’s more about looking for patterns of what is expected on these tests and assignments—and also how they are graded.

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