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Get the Most from Your Study Reading

One of the worst things you can do as a study reader is to open your book and begin detailed reading on the very first page without any preliminary work. This is like setting out on a long journey without looking at a map to see where you are going and what you are likely to encounter along the way. It is also like trying to build a house without blueprints or any idea of what you want the house to look like.

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Maximize Your Studying Potential

Believe it or not, the most effective way to battle the problems of distractions, poor concentration, and low self-esteem is to improve your learning environment.

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Shorter, More Frequent Study Sessions Lead to Success

Most people seem to prefer studying in big chunks of time. Students seem to have a habit of cramming everything into several big study sessions during each semester. This method, however, has been shown to be less effective for long-term learning than spacing out study with short, frequent sessions (known as distributed practice).

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