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How to Study for a Test in College: STEM Practice Problems

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.

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Are Some Study Snacks Rude?

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.

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Can You Study Too Much?

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.

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5 Time Management Tips for STEM Students

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.

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Study Tips for STEM Classes: Active Reading

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.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the English Language

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...)

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Learn How to Focus (on Homework and Everything Else)

Multitasking may be in your DNA, but deep learning requires your undivided attention. Here are the habits you should develop to strengthen your focus.

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How to Get the Most out of Your Textbook (in the Least Amount of Time)

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.

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Study Music: Smart Move or Self-Sabotage?

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.

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How to Study Economics

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.

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How to Study History

What skills do you need to succeed when you're studying history in college? Here, 8 practical tips from history professors and students.

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How to Take Notes in College (Infographic)

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.

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Not Taking Practice Tests? Here’s Why You Should

Research shows this often-overlooked study method can help turn passively absorbed information into true understanding. Here's why it works.

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5 Unexpected Study Spaces to Help You Focus

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!

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7 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Productivity

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!

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License to Procrastinate: What to Do When You Need a Break

Discover the key to productive procrastination (yes, it is possible) by incorporating these five tactics into your procrastination routine.

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