7 Steps to Effective Studying

Step 1: Start as early as possible Starting early is the best thing you can do for yourself. It gives you ample time to prepare for any new information. Studying should consist of revisiting topics you have already been taught so this is the time to get familiar and catch up with anything you’ve missed.… Continue reading

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Recipe for Success in School

School days can be both exciting and hard at the same time; especially in today’s 21st century. Students today have to have so many different items during the day and they also learn a lot during the school year. Having a good recipe for success is a wise solution in keeping pace with the fast… Continue reading

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5 Keys to LSAT Studying (That Have Nothing to do With Practice Problems)

Any test prep service, pre-law advisor, or professional psychic will tell you that your LSAT score comes down to how many practice problems you do. While they are not wrong (seriously, DO MANY PRACTICE PROBLEMS), the fact remains that the human mind isn’t built to drill through infinite practice problems. Recognizing this makes the difference… Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Take Some Time Away From School Between College and Law School

You may have heard this bit of advice already, but there are good reasons (three big ones are listed below!) for the growing popularity of taking one to three years off between your undergraduate studies and law school. As someone who took the ‘straight through’ route, one of the biggest things I would change when… Continue reading

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Math in the Real-World

When students learn that they need algebra, they get worried because of the complexity of the equations. Because of this, some are turned off in doing algebra and never want to learn it. Algebra has special jargon of numbers and letters which can be difficult for the student to understand. The reason is because students… Continue reading

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Midterms & Finals: How to Study Efficiently during Crunch Time

You may now be nearing the end of your quarter, which means a lot of exams coming up and a lot of assignments to be submitted. It’s imperative that you learn how to manage your time effectively during this difficult time so you don’t get behind and perform poorly. Here are some tips to help… Continue reading

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Activities to Keep Mind’s Sharp over the Holidays

Students are looking forward to a relaxing holiday vacation with no school or homework. Parents are looking for ways to entertain the children over the holidays that are not in front of a screen.   There are lots of ways that parents can entertain their children over the holidays that are simple and basic.  They are even… Continue reading

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The Writing Pyramid

The writing section of an exam can be daunting: an expanse of blank lines, after several hours grappling with dense text, tricky math problems, and linguistic trivia. The emptiness of the writing section, save for a brief prompt, can be terrifying, especially to tired test-takers.   In-class writing assignments, term and research papers can also… Continue reading

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New School Year Tips

The air is getting cooler and we are losing more and more daylight each day.  Apples are becoming more plentiful and doctor’s offices are ready to give everyone the flu shot.  The season that we talking about is autumn.  Even though autumn is a transitional phase physically, it can be an emotional phase for children… Continue reading

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Study Tips: Part 3

Use a highlighter: Let a highlighter be your friend! When a teacher first assigns material to read, go through it with a highlighter and mark important information to remember later. When it eventually is time to study for the test, your previous highlights will help save you time by acting as markers of vital concepts… Continue reading

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