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Free at Last! How to Spend Your Post-Bar Exam Days

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacy Slotnick

Ignore bar exam white noise. Have faith you studied and did your level best. Never look back, unless you've concocted a sturdy and reliable time machine that allows you to adjust your answers accordingly.

How to Prep for the Verbal Reasoning Section of the GRE

Chuck Cohn | Posted 12.14.2013 | College
Chuck Cohn

The GRE is an exam designed for prospective graduate students in many liberal arts fields.So, is it time to start memorizing hundreds of words until your vision is blurred? No! This exam is about studying smarter, not harder.

Highlight this Blog Post at Your Own Risk

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.

"Study-A-Thons" Level the SAT Test-Taking Field for All Students

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 05.06.2012 | Education
Ilana Donna Arazie

The SAT Study-a-thon is designed to motivate students to raise money for graphing calculators, which retail for about $100 and may be out-of-budget for low income students.

You Don't Know Everything When You're 16

Aleida Fernandez | Posted 05.01.2012 | College
Aleida Fernandez

It's a weird feeling for a 19-year-old realizing what you thought was right when you were 16, is not actually correct at all. I found this out the hard way this past week studying for my history midterm.

The 7 Dumbest Things Students Do When Cramming For Exams

Cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 01.17.2012 | Weird News

Each year before the holidays, college students find themselves staring down the barrel of exam week and refuse to get up from their desk until they l...

How To Help Your Kids Beat Test-Anxiety

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

For kids with test anxiety, even a minor challenge can induce such high levels of stress that they virtually shut down, losing their ability to think or even recall what they know.

Race to Nowhere: Are Successful High Schools Hurting Students?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kate Fridkis

The pressure to get into a very specific kind of college has become, in many areas, integral to pre-college education.