Light Reading VS Deep Reading: What You Read Matters More Than You Realize

Nowadays, we have moved to the light reading of websites and have left behind the deep reading of books and journals. As information becomes more and more web-based, so too does the attention of the younger generations. We rely on the internet to give us everything, from news to research,…

10 Key Skills of Successful People

successful people skillsIf we note the behavior of many successful leaders in business, economics, politics, or personal development, you will find out that there are at least 10 key skills possessed by all these people.

1. Critical thinking

All successful leaders have a powerful skill of critical thinking. The ability to quickly assess and analyze the situation to identify the main possible problems that should be solved is the key to success in any business.

2. Creative thinking

Many leaders have different skills and talents that help them think “differently”. They have the ability to (more…)

4 bad study habits and how to break them

Implementing and adhering to good study habits can be tricky; for some students formulating any kind of study plan or revision timetable is something of an unknown world. As assignment deadlines loom or examinations draw closer a student starts to feel the incipient signs of panic and begins to dread…

Tips on How to Balance Homework

balance homeworkThese tips are fundamental and target the root cause of why many students are struggling with school and homework. No impractical “make a to do list” tips here. Only raw structural advices to help you make it.

The best tactics for getting through school are these.

    • Live on campus. Many studies have shown, and every school will confirm, that students living on campus have on average higher grades than their off-campus counterparts.
    • Don’t do all Gen. Eds. right away. Spread them out and mix them with major classes. Some people like, say international students, find it easier to leave all the general education classes for later.

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How to prepare your memory for an exam

The night before an exam Make sure to have enough sleep at night before an exam. During sleep, the nerve endings, activated during the day, are being rehabilitated and are getting stronger, and the accepted information is moving from the short term to the long term memory. That is why…

How to read faster

I love reading books of different genres, from fantasy to science fiction, from psychology to computer books. So I wonder how to have time to read all the books of interest in a relatively short time? Here is a summary of some speed reading techniques. If you follow the recommendations listed below, you can increase the reading speed at least twice. For example, you will be able to read the book “The Da Vinci Code” in 8 hours!
Spend a few minutes for reviewing this book. You need to know what this book is about and what genre it is of. Look through the contents, the summary, glance through the book to find pictures.

Decide on what part of (more…)