Tag: Study Tips

Academic Self-Efficacy: Upgrading Your NeckTop Computer

Did you know that you are walking around with one of the most amazing computers right on top of your shoulders!?! Yes, your NeckTop Computer! Even this wonderful organic machine needs software upgrades now and then. Teach it how to learn, remember and adapt. By consistently…

Perseverance: 11 Strategies to Help You Stay on Track

“When the world says, Give up, Hope whispers, Try it one more time” ~ Author Unknown The end of the semester is difficult. This is where pursuing your dreams is the most difficult and you need to find every last bit of your strength…

Quick Learning Strategy Tip! A Simple Mindset that Encourages Long-Term Memory

Learn it Like You Will Be Teaching it! Recent research by Nestojko, Bui, Kornell & Bjork (2014) explored the effect a mindset can have on learning. What they found is that people who are learning new information with the intention of teaching it to…

Weekly Study Tip: Work First Play Later!

One of the most important things I learned in school was to get my homework done first and then go out with friends. This was very hard to learn, but was so worthwhile! Wanting to do homework was definitely not natural for me; I…

Weekly Study Tip – Organization

Organizing Your Questions & Thoughts So, you are now 2 weeks into your semester and it can start to feel like so much information and expectations are coming at you too quickly. What I found useful in getting organized, was to carry a small…

Weekly Study Tip: Music & Learning – Baroque Music

Well, you are one week into school and you may be feeling like it is hard to focus and get your work done with so many new and exciting things happening around you. This is a great time to introduce you to the power…

Weekly Study Skill Tip #1

Goal Setting for a Successful Semester “By losing your goal, You have lost your way” –  Friedrich Nietzsche Set your goals well this year, keeping in mind what works best for you. Check out this resource to learn more about how to set achievable…