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  • Why you need a to-do list to stay productive and prosper

    You have heard it a number of times. You probably have any To-Do list, or Google calendar Kept on your phone. You know it helps you keep track of your time and productivity. To-do list, a list of tasks that need to be completed, is an essential tool that will help you get things done effectively and...
  • How to remember what you learn

    As a University student, you need to remember a lot of information to excel in your academic endeavor. In essence, given the enormous amount of academic tasks before you to accomplish, you need to employ various smart ways to get them done. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to retain new informat...
  • 5 steps for effective teaching

    Knowledge takes place through the education, and teachers are the tools that disseminate the right education into the intended audience – the students – through the teaching process. Unfortunately, most teachers lack the basic teaching skills. Professors often use complex materials to t...
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  • 4 tips for smart study

    Studying anything, whether it is a book or a lecture note is tough, energy consuming, and, sometimes for a lot of us, it is boring. But we need to study to succeed in our academic careers. What if there is a way to study smart, not hard? Well, there is; this article provides you with four tips for s...
  • How to read an academic article in 30 minutes or less

    It can be defined as any scholarly piece written by academicians or experts in the field. It’s usually full of new information or findings that other research needs to read in order to expand their knowledge on the topic, cite as a supporting argument, or rebut. As a student, you have to read...
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  • The three cardinal sins commonly committed in writing research projects

    Writing a quality research project comes with rules, ethics, and guidelines. Unfortunately, most of our today’s students lack the proper knowledge of academic ethics, or are just too lazy to to take them into consideration. Be that as it may, many students end up committing cardinal sins that...
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  • 5 ways to use critical thinking to improve the quality of your thesis

    You might think that critical thinking – the application of clear thinking, use of logic, and objective reasoning in decision making – has no place in academic writing. But it does. According to a new research conducted by the Gallup on behalf of Phi Delta Kappa, an ...
  • Why do most students fail? (Hint: It has nothing to do with rea

    Every year, millions of students enroll in Colleges and Universities, but only a handful of these students make it to the second year. Most students fail. While many factors are attributed to these mass failures, ranging from poor teachers and student’s lack of interest, there are o...
  • How to rightly guess the questions that’ll come up in your exam

    The activities are just overwhelming. As a University student, you attend lectures, read your notes, write assignments and test. And as you do these set of tasks for months, you’ll still have to write exams, answering questions related to what you have covered throughout the course of your sem...
  • Academic writing success: How to write with candor, clarity, and class

    As a university student, you’re going to write a lot throughout your academic journey. You’ll write essays, articles and term papers. You’ll write tests and exams, reports and research project. Writing is your most important tool to success. Not every jargon writing, only clear one...
  • Can’t write that term paper? These 7 simple steps will prove you wrong

    Writing is a tough mental art. That’s why you feel empty and drained when your Professor asks you to write a term paper. Deep down, you think you can’t write it, and you hand it to your brother or aunty to craft it for you. But writing is easy, especially if you have the formula of doin...
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  • How I scored an a with less than 10 minutes explanation from a friend

    It was 2003... The power goes off, my lamp subdued, my world turn black, and I was afraid, because my study – for tomorrow’s exam – breathe out. I wait for hours for NEPA, now PHCN, to turn on the light, so I should continue my study, but that never happen. I go out of my room so...