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Critical Thinking Skills

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What is Critical Thinking? Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally, understanding the logical connection between ideas. Critical thinking has been the subject of much debate and thought since the time of early Greek philosophers such as Plato and Socrates and has continued to be a subject of discussion into the modern age.   Critical thinking might be described as the ability to engage in reflective and…

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On Productivity as a Student

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Specs on Balancing activities The simple definition of productivity is the state of being efficient. As a student, there are a lot of activities aside academic work which cannot be over-emphasized.  Most students have a lot to do but the problem of not being able to coordinate and manage time reduces the rate of efficiency hence leading to complaints and eleventh-hour stress. Well, there is a magic that will definitely…

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What Study Really Means

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On the average, the source of knowledge and the foundation of intellect cannot be far-fetched. In times – as this – when society seems to be the entity dictating distinct ways in which individuals are supposed to live, strict rules by which individuals must follow, a move against such ways can be seen as suicidal – obviously in a figurative manner. Although the importance of studying is one which cannot…

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Studying: The compulsory option

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It is an open secret, and evidently, no more news that the prerequisite for a certainty in an examination, and, subsequently, in results is studying. However, as saddening as it may be, most students want to eat their cake and have it – play out the whole session and wish for a good result. I am a student and will be a hypocrite to exempt myself from those who exhibit…

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50 Tricks to Study Better, Faster and with Less Stress

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You might need a broad conceptual base, or just skills. To add even more variety, each person has different learning styles and preferences. No one tool is the right one. But with fifty here, you’re bound to find something that might help. **Authors Note: I realize this article is fairly long, so you may want to bookmark it to finish it later** 1) Visualization The idea here is that you…

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4 Effective Strategies To Remember Everything You Read

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Have you ever encountered the following scenario: You: I just read a great book! Friend: What’s it about? You: (paused and tried so hard to recall what you’ve read) Or have you forced yourself to finish a book in a day or so, because you worried you would forget the previous chapters after a reading hiatus? When it comes to widening our knowledge base, unfortunately, we usually prioritize quantity over quality….

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The Habit Of Self Discipline

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Becoming an effective and successful student involves forging certain characters into habits and one of these habits is self discipline. Indeed, self-discipline involves putting yourself under control, subduing yourself even when the odds are against it, even when it seems it can’t be done. Self discipline refers to will power. To have an effective study session and subsequently become a successful student, you need to realize the importance of self-control;…

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Effective Time Management

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Undoubtedly, one of the things denying students of their height of academic achievement is the mismanagement of time. Indeed, the mismanagement of time is not a good habit towards academics and the penalty is not always something good. A wide number of successful students are those who have developed the habit of managing their time very properly, as there’s one thing ever essential in the act of studying, it’s time…

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How To Concentrate On Your Studies

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It is easy to get distracted in today’s environment. As a student, various distractions pose a major threat to concentrating on your studies. While stopping what you are studying to read a tweet or check the latest Instagram update for a couple of minutes, you always notice you spend more than the required time you promised yourself, and these adds up quickly to large amounts of wasted time over the…

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7 Habits Of Excellent Students

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In today’s article, we will be discussing 7 Habits Of  Excellent Students. The content of this article may not always apply to everyone or appear true in every situation, but it is imperative to know that it is almost always true when critically examined. It is also imperative to note that, their habits are not limited to 7, but for the purpose of this article not to make it lengthy…

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How To Study Effectively

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There are lot of things that crave the attention of students and young adults, it could be distractions from surrounding environment or social media, personal issues etc, because of this, it sometimes difficult to concentrate on studying and moreover if you are in a school, be it secondary or higher institution, it is necessary to study for you move to from one level to another to avoid repeating a particular…

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Know Yourself.

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My position won’t be prejudiced if I take the stance that most people living their life, or the rest of their life, in regret are those who are yet to find themselves or those who’ve lost themselves. Over time, I’ve met quite a number of people who see life as a hell hole, and after further enquiry as to their view, we both came to the realization that they’re not…

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Work: An important element of success

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Merriam Webster dictionary defines work as; 1. Activity which ones exert strength or faculties to do. 2. A sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result And Job as; The work that a person does regularly in order to earn money. A work is not necessarily a job while a job is a work. Some young folks have a great misconception as to the…

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Overcoming Fear: Achieving Confidence

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Further building on the already concrete foundations of the two previous posts(Confidence: A pertinent attribute and Fear: The nemesis of confidence), this discourse will be dedicated to general steps aimed at aiding individuals subjected to fear overcome it, and those not wanting to fall into its claws stay stronger. Just to engage in a brief overview, I’d like to assume that the meaning of confidence and fear, as well, has been registered…

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How To Learn 10 Times Faster

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Have you ever sat down and tried to read for work or school and wondered if there was a way that you could learn the material faster and not forget what you’ve learned? I have great news, there is! Learning these five techniques will make a world of difference in how fast you’re able to learn your new technique, and how well you’re able to make it stick in your…

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