Improving reading comprehension takes time

reading

Reading can be a daunting task for a lot of students. Sometimes because of boredom, others because of poor reading skills and in some cases due to a learning disability. ESL students can also face challenges when reading college level textbooks. These five reading comprehension tips could benefit any body struggling with reading and interested […]

Conquering Procrastination Like a Boss

The brain is not wired for constant stimuli

After an hour of studying, the idea of continuing to study is dreadful, UNBEARABLE! Your brain stops retaining new information. Your mind can’t stop wondering to other topics. You’re almost willing to actually go do your laundry then sit there and studying any longer. Why is that, you ask?

Blooming as a learner

Bloom taxonomy application

Memorizing facts is not enough to get a good grade in college. You need to develop higher level thinking skills to succeed in most of your courses. If you’ve heard these statements before, blame Bloom’s taxonomy. There’s a big chance you’ve heard about this concept before, or maybe not. But what does it mean for […]

Managing your Stress

Stress can have a negative impact in your health and your ability to succeed. But what if I tell you that stress is only bad if you believe it to be bad. While stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress can also have positive effects in your life […]

The Best Study Strategies Ranked

A group of psychologist conducted a meta-analysis (a study of multiple studies) to determine what are the most effective study techniques. The group analyzed more than 700 research studies and identified the ten most common strategies used by students in multiple contexts. Here are the top ten strategies ranked in order of effectiveness.