Productivity

Mind Mapping – A Quick Guide

Do you ever wish that learning could be easier? Sometimes, it’s a struggle to get new information into your memory. Learning and studying become a drag when you just can’t seem to hold onto what you are learning. Your mind does not process information in a linear fashion, but that’s how you take notes. It … Read More >

Time Boxing or Time Blocking—The Benefits, pt. 2

Last week, the education experts at SpeedyPrep discussed time boxing or blocking as a way to tackle your responsibilities and get them done. We discussed the benefits of this easy, highly effective practice. This week, we want to share some tips on how to time block/box so you get the most from it. We hope … Read More >

Time Boxing or Time Blocking—The Benefits

Have you ever sat through an entire two-hour movie, even though you didn’t like it from the beginning? It’s an interesting phenomenon of human behavior that, once we start something, we tend to want to finish it. Even tasks we find unpleasant will be completed if we just start them. The same goes for the … Read More >

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8 Ways To Improve Your Memory

Of all the tools in a student’s mental toolbox, memory is one of the most used… and least improved. Think about it. You’ve practiced reading and writing, but when was the last time you took a class on memory. Thankfully, you don’t need a class to improve your memory – just a couple of new … Read More >

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Steal this productivity secret to make studying less painful

As Julien Smith explains in his excellent book, we all have basic instincts to protect against certain dangers. When a baby stops themselves from falling or an adult hits the brakes to avoid a potential accident, this impulse, or flinch, helps us intuitively avoid injury. Like many things, this flinch can be both a friend … Read More >

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