Tuesday, September 20, 2011

About Today: 5 Bad Study Habits and How to Fix Them 9/20/11


From Jen Hubley, your About Today Editor
Many of my friends (and my friends' kids) have recently headed back to school. And listening to everyone talk about studying made me remember something: The one thing many schools don't teach you is how to learn.

5 Bad Study Habits and How to Fix Them 
Studying, in particular, is one of those skills that everyone seems to think they should just have. As a result, it's easy to develop bad habits.
5 Time Management Tips 
One thing I remember from my student days is that there's never enough time to do everything you need to do. (Also, I seem to remember saying this a lot: "[Blank teacher] thinks [blank subject] is the only thing I have to do study!")
Top 10 Memory Improvement Tips 
Most of feel like our memories get worse each year, as our brains fill up with minutiae and crowd out such important facts as where we've put our keys and what's the capital of our own state.
How to Become a More Effective Learner 
The good news is that you can learn to learn. Here's how to get started.
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