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Don’t you hate it when you’re talking to someone on the phone and you can tell they aren’t really listening? The pauses between your questions and their answers get longer and . . . longer. They ask questions that you’ve already answered. You know they aren’t paying attention. Failing to pay close attention in classContinue reading “Maximize Your Free Time by Listening More Effectively In Class”
In the past, I’ve talked about exactly when to study for each class you’re taking. Follow that schedule and you will spend less time to get better grades! But don’t make the mistake of blindly following anyone’s schedules or methods (mine included). It’s all about strategery, people. Not all classes are created equal. Some classesContinue reading “Are you wasting your time studying?”
Taking a GRE prep course is really an ideal first step for most students. You normally start building a house by getting with an architect to plan the building. Taking a prep course is like talking to an experienced architect first. They can help you make sure that none of your time and effort is wasted.Continue reading “GRE Prep? Must know info for students”
From the series Better Test Performance the Navy SEALs Way. In a recently televised interview, the Navy SEALs command psychologist, Eric Potterat, listed four key mental techniques taught to SEAL candidates. Self talk, the third technique listed, concerns how we focus our thoughts in high-stress situations. Here’s how you can apply this to help increaseContinue reading “Talk Yourself Into Better Test Scores”
Study as long as it takes to master the material. For some classes, that means five or six hours a week; other classes may require 15 eye-ball-popping hours or more each week. It totally depends on your noggin, the course, and the test. Have you heard the tried old nugget; “study two or three hoursContinue reading “How much should I study?”