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How to Conquer Test Anxiety

How to Conquer Test Anxiety

Have you ever frozen while taking a test?  Have you answered questions incorrectly even when you knew the right answers?  Have you gotten extreme tension before and during an exam? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, it is likely that you have experienced test...

What Successful Students Do

What Successful Students Do

What do successful students do?  The following characteristics help to distinguish successful students from average students.     They get organized. Learning how to effectively use a planner and developing a system for finding schoolwork is essential to...

Help Your Student Write SMART Academic Goals

Help Your Student Write SMART Academic Goals

  A new semester means a fresh start for many students.   It’s the ideal time to sit down and develop SMART academic goals.  SMART goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and timely.    They help you identify not just what you want but also why you...

8 Mnemonic Devices Every Student Should Know

8 Mnemonic Devices Every Student Should Know

  When we need to remember something, we use strategies called mnemonic devices that help translate information into forms that the brain can remember better.   If we can make the information relatable, instead of abstract or impersonal, the brain is able to...