If you want to get better grades with less studying, Active Recall is the more effective studying technique you can use. If you reread the book, rewrite notes, or listen to lectures again to study, you’re doing it all wrong.Read More
Spaced repetition is a scientifically-proven superior studying technique. Use it properly, you’ll study less and remember more and stressing for final exams will be a thing of the past.Read More
Students often ask me what they should do to prepare for fall classes. Simple: get the textbook and start working ahead.Read More
Decide how long you’re going to study.
Put your phone in Airplane Mode.
If you need your laptop, use a separate Internet browser.
Organize your study space before you start.
Force yourself through the first 8 minutes.
Studying in different places improves test scores by subconsciously providing the brain with more cues to pair with the information being learned, which helps retrieval come test day.Read More
Students should use gray paper for homework and taking notes because it improves focus, concentration, and learning. No more disruptive blue lines running across your bright white paper. Who came up with that standard anyway?Read More