Posts Tagged ‘How to Study’

How to procrastinate like a pro!

How to procrastinate like a pro!

This may seem like a funny title, coming from a website designed to help you cope with uni life, however, this is also a pragmatic site, and recognises that didactic advice will go in one ear and out the other. Everyone puts things off, no matter how saintly. Uni students, however, have the unique mix [...]

Seven Ways to Survive Studying for Exams

Seven Ways to Survive Studying for Exams

In an ideal world, a student would attend all of their lectures and tutorials. They would arrive punctually, listen attentively, take notes diligently and behave in an altogether studious and commendable fashion. In the real world, students sometimes fail to make it to their classes. When they do manage to attend (often late), the sound [...]

Focus on Deliberate Practice

Focus on Deliberate Practice

Studies have shown that the difference between talented individuals and everyone else is NOT intelligence. It is not hard work either. The key difference between talented individuals and everyone else is the type of work they undertake – which has since been coined ‘deliberate practice’. A couple of years ago (well in 2007 specifically), as [...]

How to Study For Exams

How to Study For Exams

Over the last couple of weeks I have been writing about this idea of ‘deliberate practice’ – that top student’s essentially prepare and study differently, and this is essentially the key to academic success. Today, I want to continue on this theme – and in doing so answer a question which was emailed to me [...]