Why going cold turkey on your highlighter pens may be the best thing you ever did

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You understand the dangers of smoking, texting as you drive and walking down dark allies on your own at night. You know it’s foolish and potentially dangerous to engage in these behaviours. But perhaps you’re less aware of the dangers of highlighting (and underlining).
For most students, highlighting and underlining information feels so natural […]

Simple ways to boost your happiness while you study

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Want to boost your grades and productivity this year?
Then consider boosting your happiness and wellbeing.
Research shows that happy students tend to be better students. When one is feeling good about themselves and their life then they are more likely to experience greater creativity and mental clarity as well as better relationships.
When you’re in a better mood, it’s also a lot easier for you to focus on what you need to do. By not being distracted, you’re productivity levels […]

5 Simple Strategies to Spice Up your Study Sessions

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variety-of-spicesThey say variety is the spice of life. If you listen to the same song on repeat, you’d get bored pretty quickly. Similarly, serve up the same leftovers night after night and pretty soon you’ll be craving to try something that’s different.
The same thing applies with your study. The secret to staying motivated and learning information effectively […]