March 24, 2017

Study Smarter

Study Smarter by Knowing Your Memory Mode

Students I meet on campuses across the country and around the world are always looking for new and better ways to do better on tests. One way I’ve discovered they can do this is by understanding the Memory Mode and how the brain triggers long term memory. When I teach my Memory Workshops we start by comparing Memory Modes to Learning Styles (audio, visual, kinesthetic) to help students see the difference and to understand that their memory mode is not a learning style but is a tool the brain … [Read more...]

Essential study skills for succeeding in your degree program

Regardless of what degree you’ve chosen, you will need to learn essential study skills to succeed in your degree program. Success isn’t only measured by a passing grade but by being able to apply the knowledge in your new career. Adopting the right study skills will guarantee that you pass your assessments and succeed in your career. Many students and educators view study skills as remedial — skills that should be learned only to remedy a learning deficiency; however, this could not be … [Read more...]

10 Online Resources To Help Prepare For Final Exams

The very aim of going to school for every student is to study and pass the exams, this said, exam time can be the most stressing period for any student. However, the level of stress is depend upon how well or not they are prepared. Studying for exams in advance gives the student confidence as the exam time approaches. In actual fact the importance of being well prepared in advance cannot be over emphasized. Sometimes it becomes tough for a student to find reading material that has relevant … [Read more...]

5 ways to keep your head in the game: De-stressing before finals

So you have studied your butt off and finals are finally upon you. But you are still not sure if you are going to do well. Well, the best way to help remedy this situation is to first take a deep breath and read this post. My goal is to keep you connected - with the things that are important to your success - every step of your college journey. And it's ALWAYS important that you don't stress out before exams. Here are five ways to keep your feet on the ground and your head in the … [Read more...]

The Competitive Edge – Knowing How to Learn

Today’s education system very much benefits the rich and hurts the poor – and that’s a problem the way I see it. It’s the wealthy student that gets the chance to have tutors and the extra time and strategies and extra resources. But the education system of the future is heading towards a more self-directed learning model – and that’s a good thing. My overall vision is that education is something that you do for your whole life and not just something you do in school. Taking the skillset of … [Read more...]

For better memory just pay attention! What’s my name?

Your first year of college and every year for that matter, you'll be meeting a lot of people for the first time. If you're like the average person, you'll have a hard time remembering everyone's name. Once you leave college and embark on your career, again, you'll be meeting a whole new set of people. In fact you'll be meeting people for the rest of your life, so here's a quick tip on how to remember the names of the people you meet. The toughest step to remembering a name is the first step - … [Read more...]

Tech tools for college writing, research, data and charts

When students surf the Web, they will probably find countless applications that are purported to help them. In many cases, this software is hardly useful, although it is usually expensive. However, you shouldn't suppose that none of these programs warrant attention. There are numerous tools that can assist you with plagiarism checking, writing, editing, or doing research including college research paper writing services of A-GRADE quality. Making Writing Academic Papers Easier First of all, … [Read more...]

Essays for Sale: Considering the Priorities for a Purchased Paper

Need some advice on how to find the best place to buy essays for sale online? Read this quick guide that will help you find the best option. We are living in a wonderful world of fantastic innovations that make our lives easier and more convenient in many ways. If you can’t cope with your college academic papers you don’t have to go anywhere to find professional help. You can easily find it online. The internet is full of websites that offer custom essays for sale. You can purchase a model … [Read more...]

For Better Study Focus… Get the Right Instructions

Many people don't know that nearly half of the Farrow Method is not about memory techniques at all.  All of my fans and students tell me that speed memory is not important, but accuracy in memory is.  There is a secret I use every day to achieve tremendous focus in the brain.  This secret allowed me to break the toughest world record in memory because memory techniques alone were not enough. I designed my school memory tournaments to train students' brains for better focus. Today's tip for … [Read more...]

Cram it in one ear and it goes right out the other

This is a great graphic below from OnlineColleges.net that drives home some points I've been making to colleges students all across the country. It makes several great points but these are the ones that really stick out to me when it comes to colleges students and study skills: Most of the 'forgetting' happens right after you learn something. You lose half of what you learned within a few days unless the information is reviewed. The more you review something the stronger you'll make … [Read more...]