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Studying

Dealing with Test Anxiety, Part 1

For many college students, class lectures and assignments are a breeze. But when it comes time to study and take the test (or perhaps a CLEP Test), anxiety derails confidence, causes a number of physical and mental ailments, and lowers test scores. During midterm and the dreaded finals week, test anxiety can manifest itself in … 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 >

College deadlines

The Five Secrets to Beating College Deadlines

Juggling exams, assignments, and classes, not to mention any extracurriculars, can be a daunting task for even the brightest student. For the rest of us, we spend much of our college careers worrying about missing a deadline or – if the nightmare comes to life – trying to recover from a missed deadline. Thankfully, with … Read More >

10 Little Known Ways To Survive Finals Week

During the length of finals week you probably have two goals: Do well on your exams and keep stress to a minimum. Rather than turning to coffee and energy drinks, try these ten unusual strategies to study better and lower stress. #1 Exercise Vigorous exercise breaks can help relieve the stress that makes finals week … Read More >

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5 Little-Known CLEP Study Resources

Many CLEP students I’ve talked to have had trouble finding good CLEP study guide material that actually prepares them to pass, so I thought I would share some of the best study resources with you today. This list is the result of trial and error by hundreds of actual students, so use it to kickstart … Read More >