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Studying Tips

How Can You Learn Things Without Having to Memorize?

Quora | Posted 01.03.2015 | Science

Do you ever wonder how Jeopardy champions have so much seemingly unrelated knowledge in their brain, how many hours they must have spent memorizing trivia? Ask any of them how they memorize so much information, and you would be missing the point.

6 Tips For Smarter Studying

Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Anne Miller for OZY Boning up for a work course or a school test? Trying to learn a new skill? Cramming late, devoting a whole day to nothing bu...

SLIDESHOW: Avoid These 15 Wikipedia Wormholes!

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 05.07.2013 | College

It happens every day, but when finals roll around and cramming begins, falling victim to the siren song of a Wikipedia wormhole can eat up precious ti...


Karielle Stephanie Gam | Posted 04.04.2013 | Teen
Karielle Stephanie Gam

College applications are complete (excuse me while I kiss the sky), some of us lucky ones have already been accepted to schools we applied to early (congrats!) and after a particularly grueling first semester, nothing seems to matter in comparison.

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Sam Sommers | Posted 04.02.2013 | Education
Sam Sommers

Where do your study strategies come from? Maybe a teacher gave you specific instruction on how best to learn material? Simple trial-and-error? All reasonable possibilities. However, here's some food for thought: it's also worth considering what psychological science has to say on the matter.

9 Specific Tips for a Successful Semester

Cristina Lara | Posted 03.25.2013 | College
Cristina Lara

To help you start your semester off on the right foot, I've compiled a list of specific suggestions. All of these tips come from students who are going through the same, or similar, stresses as you. They know what they're talking about.

5 Easy Ways To Ace That Test!

About the author: Jack is a senior at York Community High School. He’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland...

Study Block

Jim Baucom | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jim Baucom

It's finals week at many colleges across the nation, so students will be pulling all-nighters to study for exams. But will they actually study, or will they spend most of their time texting friends? And if they do open their books, will they be studying effectively?