The more often you ask your brain to recall information you’ve learned, the better you’ll retain it. That’s the simple beauty of practice tests.
You’ve grabbed some grub on your way out the door so you don’t starve between classes. All good. Just make sure your snacks don’t drive other students crazy.
Of course you need to study enough so that you don’t bomb on your finals. But cramming for too long can kind of fry your brain. Here’s why.
Cramming is never a good study technique—especially for STEM courses, where the information is complex. We’re calling time-out! Here’s a better plan.
STEM classes are tough, that’s for sure. But the right set of study skills can help you master the course material. Here’s how to do it.
Need a fun study break? Take a "moment" to discover a few facts about the English language that may surprise you. (That's 90 seconds, by the way...)
Multitasking may be in your DNA, but deep learning requires your undivided attention. Here are the habits you should develop to strengthen your focus.
So many words, so few study hours. Before cracking the books, read these 6 tips and techniques to help you wade through all that text more efficiently.
Many students listen to music while studying, to improve their focus. Other people (like your mom) say it’s a distraction. Here’s how science sees it.
What skills do you need when you’re studying economics in college? Here, 8 practical tips from a professor and a student on how best to tackle the subject.
What skills do you need to succeed when you're studying history in college? Here, 8 practical tips from history professors and students.
Taking notes in class? Writing with a pen or pencil has a different effect on your brain than typing on your laptop. Find out why & what's best.
Research shows this often-overlooked study method can help turn passively absorbed information into true understanding. Here's why it works.
Ready for a change of scene? Consider these five unconventional study locations. You'll be surprised at how a new space can help you focus!
Are you unconsciously sabotaging your productivity? By eliminating these 7 nasty habits, you’ll clear your mind and free up your time to take on the day!
Discover the key to productive procrastination (yes, it is possible) by incorporating these five tactics into your procrastination routine.