5 Simple Ways to Zombie Proof Yourself from the Walking Dead

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What better way to zombie-proof yourself than to shrink your brain? That’s right, you can easily make yourself too stupid to be a target for the walking dead with these five simple techniques. © Cody Blair, All Rights Reserved.

McCafferty on Cramming

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“All subjects are the same. I memorize notes for a test, spew it, ace it, then forget it. What makes this scary for the future of our country is that I’m in the tip-top percentile on every standardized test. I’m a model student with a very crappy attitude about learning.” – Megan McCafferty, Sloppy Firsts Cramming isContinue reading “McCafferty on Cramming”

Procrastination, Flash Cards, and Cramming

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I recently received an email from one of my students with several great questions. I thought these issues, and their answers, might benefit everyone. Hi Cody, Some study issues that I have noticed that I have is not in how I study but when I study.  I have a horrible habit of procrastinating and onlyContinue reading “Procrastination, Flash Cards, and Cramming”

Foolproof way to avoid having too much work to do

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Are you overwhelmed with way to much work/study during finals?  Ever waited too late to start a big project?  Have a week in which there just isn’t enough time to do everything you need to do? All of these can be fixed by properly using a very simple tool.  The humble calendar.  When used regularlyContinue reading “Foolproof way to avoid having too much work to do”

Simple Changes Lead to Excellent Grades

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Small, easy changes in your daily habits can lead to huge payoffs academically.  Small strokes fell great oaks, as the saying goes. To expand on the metaphor, trying to cut down a great oak tree in a single day will wear you out!  It takes a tremendous amount of energy, and you’ll be sore andContinue reading “Simple Changes Lead to Excellent Grades”

What’s the Best Way to Study When I Have Several Tests In The Same Week?

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Mid-terms and finals are the bane of most college students’ existence.  One final exam would be bad enough, but at the end of the semester we often have to take two or three exams in a single day!  It’s enough to make even the most studious among us pine for the life of a beachContinue reading “What’s the Best Way to Study When I Have Several Tests In The Same Week?”

Study Tips – Top Five Ways College Students Work Too Hard (Part 1)

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These study tips can make good study habits easy! The magic grade fairies have been watching you. They know just how hard you’ve been working on that project/homework/study session and they will grant you the exalted, golden A+ of perfect knowledge. Your mental sweat translates directly to superior scores. Riiiiiight. If you believe that I’veContinue reading “Study Tips – Top Five Ways College Students Work Too Hard (Part 1)”

Steady Study NOT Mental Marathons, TIPS BY KRATOM

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Imagine trudging down to the track three times a semester to wheeze through a 12 mile run. Maybe you would make it without blowing your lunch. Maybe. But for days after you would stagger around like a zombie on stilts (which … ya’ know … is pretty staggery). For which, you could take kratom, itContinue reading “Steady Study NOT Mental Marathons, TIPS BY KRATOM”