Tag: how to study

How do I multitask in high school and college?

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Almost all high school or college students consider themselves to be expert multitaskers. They insist they can talk on the phone, type an assignment, read, and listen to television or radio at the same time. Well, they can do all of these things, but they aren't doing them well. read more

How do college students get through all those reading assignments?

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Whenever possible, have something on hand to read. It can be a book, a digital device, an assigned newspaper article, whatever. If you find yourself with a little time on your hands, you can use it productively. It will help power through all those reading assignments, especially the shorter ones. read more

Friends and the Power of Study Buddies

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You will make lots of new friends in college. Some will be casual friends, and others will be friends for life. For the most part, all of your college friends will enrich your life. read more

How strict are college professors about tardiness?

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Because we are human, we make mistakes. We actually learn better from mistakes than when things go right. The problem comes in when we make too many mistakes or make mistakes that have big-time consequences. read more

How to Learn from Others

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Educational Consultant, Research Psychologist, and Writer

Humans are better than any other animals at learning from one another. Take advantage of this superpower and learn from as many people as you can. At least, learn the good things and not the bad stuff. read more

Why Time Management Is Your Best Friend in College

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Educational Consultant, Research Psychologist, and Writer

You probably thought you were busy in high school. It is nothing like being in college. There will be days when you can't imagine how anyone graduates from college in four years. read more

Should I take college courses in high school?

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Educational Consultant, Research Psychologist, and Writer

A surprising number of high school students take college courses. The number will probably increase in the coming years. This approach is not for everybody, but many students find that taking college courses is very helpful. read more