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How to prepare your memory for an exam

By |2017-11-26T17:15:13+02:00January 29th, 2012|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , |

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 sleepless nights before an exam [...]

How to read faster

By |2017-11-26T17:15:07+02:00January 18th, 2012|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|Tags: |

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 [...]

Easy tips for speed reading

By |2017-11-26T17:15:07+02:00January 17th, 2012|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|Tags: |

1. Read with a pencil Keep a pencil along the lines you are reading. Your eyes will get used to following the pencil. Then gradually move the pencil faster. 2. Read the whole phrase Reading every word, perceiving it separately, is like reading by syllables instead of reading entire words. Reading speed depends on whether [...]

How to remember what you read

By |2017-11-26T17:15:02+02:00January 7th, 2012|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|Tags: , , |

In our information-saturated century most of us need help to memorize things efficiently. But it’s hard to remember what we have learned. What can we do? Ability to appreciate and organize your study time may help to improve memory skills. Here are some tips. Self-discipline is necessary to study effectively. Books, writing materials and paper [...]

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10 Simple Tips for Performing Better in Written Exams

By |2019-03-16T23:42:52+02:00January 7th, 2012|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|Tags: , , |

1. Be prepared, get up early before the exam. Prepare all you need in advance: pens, pencils, calculator, dictionary, etc. It will make you focus on the task. 2. Relax and don’t lose faith in yourself. Try not to worry. Avoid talking to other students before the exam: excitement is contagious. Instead, remind yourself that [...]