Study Tip : Organize for Success!

The biggest threat to a successful study session is distraction.  The biggest source of distraction is self sabotage.  Usually this happens unintentionally but it happens frequently. Imagine this scenario… You sit down at your desk, table, recliner, porch swing, etc. ready for a great session of study when you realize you’re thirsty.  You get up, Read more about Study Tip : Organize for Success![…]

Study Tip : Avoid Cramming!

Midnight study sessions may seem like the only solution when it comes to exam time and you don’t feel confident in the time you’ve spent preparing for the material on the test.  The truth is, cramming can leave you worse off after you’re done than before you started. Depriving yourself of sleep, pumping yourself full Read more about Study Tip : Avoid Cramming![…]

how to study with flashcards

How to Setup a Flashcard Deck to Study Any Subject

The first step to setting up a deck of flashcards to study is extracting the information you want to learn from reading material and lecture notes. Typically, the information you want to target falls in three categories: Vocabulary, Key Facts and Formulas/Processes.  Different subjects will weigh more heavily towards each of these categories.  History and Read more about How to Setup a Flashcard Deck to Study Any Subject[…]

Book Review

Get Organized, Stay Organized. Book Review of “Getting Things Done”.

One of the biggest challenges to students and professionals everywhere is finding the time to study. There are always multiple interests competing for your time, energy and focus. The key to being effective is creating an organizational system that you can “Set and forget”. . David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done, teaches you how to Read more about Get Organized, Stay Organized. Book Review of “Getting Things Done”.[…]