Reading articles and writing papers – study tips from a recent graduate

When we look at a text, we often see an engaging narrative spinning a cobweb of intrigue and plot. That is a sensible approach to enjoying a book. But when the essay is due at 7:30am the next day and it’s already almost 9pm, sensible won’t cut it! Here’s my system for approaching a paper, straight from a recent graduate’s experience.

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Successful Student Series Step 1 – Overcome Test Anxiety

Overcome Test Anxiety!

Welcome to the first in our Student Success series, focused on how to quickly help students and test takers improve grades and exam scores.

The first essential skill to learn is how to keep your cool during class, while studying, and on the all-important exam. No small challenge if you are one of the many students that suffer from test anxiety.

Let’s have a look at the facts, as reported by some of the leading experts and researchers on test anxiety and academic performance…

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How to graduate with a Liberal Arts degree and not end up working at a coffee shop

Like a good chunk of students across the world,I have graduated my college with a Liberal Arts degree. As fascinating and enriching as the experience was, lets be honest – it’s probably one of the least marketable degrees you can get, especially in this economy. But if you take the right steps, you need not end up serving fast food and living with your parents! Here is my success story.
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