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9 Quick Tips on How to Study Without Caffeine

  • Sean 

How are you supposed to stay awake if you are one of those people who don’t like coffee or even caffeine in general? I put together a simple list of 9 ways you can stay awake naturally without the help of caffeine.

How to Force Yourself to Study Right Now

  • Sean 

If you’re reading this article it probably means you are struggling to focus and you just want to actually get some work done, no matter what. I developed a simple 3 step strategy myself over many years of experimentation to find what worked best.

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Is Note-taking Just a Big Waste of Time?

  • Sean 

Sometimes it feels like taking notes is a total waste. The power cognitive load can have on your ability to pay attention while taking notes can make note-taking ineffective. Your note-taking strategy should be optimized to minimize cognitive effort through some basic strategies.

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Do Universities and Professors Read Rate My Professors?

  • Sean 

Is it true that your professor is looking at the review you left on Rate My Professors? There is research indicating that they are. But beyond just this, these reviews have real implications for professors and the institutions that hire them.

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Top 3 Reasons Why Your Brain Refuses to Study

  • Sean 

Sometimes when we sit down it feels like our brain is dead set against us focusing or getting anything done at all. Despite how unpleasant this feels there are common reasons behind this.