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Study Tips For Exams: 12 Ways To Ace Your Finals

First Posted: 12/01/10 10:51 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

As finals approach, it can be difficult to remember that the stress, sleeplessness and brain drain shall pass (and, for that matter, so will you). But there are also myriad ways to make the next few weeks more bearable -- and to ensure that you make the grade. Below, check out 12 study tips that will ease the final countdown, and maybe even help you boost your GPA.

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Study In Chunks
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Although it's tempting (and sometimes inevitable) cramming really isn't the best way to study. According to the Dartmouth Academic Skills Center, you should study in 20-50 minute increments and give yourself a 5 to 10 minute break between each session. For best results, study throughout one full week.
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