Rhetorical Analysis For The Ubyssey

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Who is My Audience?

I’m writing this article for The Ubyssey; therefore, my audience is the general student body population of UBC. More specifically, it’s towards first time college students who have been scarred by a decline in their grades. The students who confused and surprised by the amount of work that is expected of them, and don’t know how to manage their time wisely. Its to aid those who are naively spending hours on a studying method that simply wont reap them the grades they’re working towards. To satisfy my audience I must be quick to the point yet interesting and relatable as well. My audience is busy university students so my article can’t be excessively long; however, it should be as informative as possible. To make
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If you’re a university student, you 've definitely done a lot of it. Through the many years of responsibly studying combined with the inevitable cramming before exams, you 've developed your own personal process towards learning. However, if you think reading your textbook two or three time before an exam is an effective studying process, you have no idea how far from the truth that is. If you think last minute cramming will improve your test scores, let me advise you that you 're better off getting a quick bite to eat on your way to class, than trying to desperately memorize the derivative of arctan. In addition to that, to those who attend all classes, pay attention and take notes, and review them before tests will be upset to hear that, firstly, reading over notes isn 't as useful as you may think it be and, no you aren 't doing it right either. Regardless of how well you think you study, there is always room for improvement. Through deeper meaning analysis, strategic studying and limiting interference from other subjects you’ll be well on your way towards getting a better mark than you …show more content…
We’re all ridiculously busy, and time goes by ridiculously fast. So allocating our time wisely is immensely important. Research has been done to show that you will retain more information with distributed practice (Smith and Rothkopf, 1984; Underwood, 1970.) [3]. Keep this in mind the next time you delay studying for that chemistry exam to the day before; you may be reassuring yourself that you 're actually going to study the WHOLE day, so there shouldn 't be a problem, but that isn 't really the case. To those students, you may want to consider changing that habit. It has been proven studying in shorter sessions spread out over a longer period of time brings better results [3], rather than overwhelming your brain with an influx of material, which increases fatigue and anxiety. And to us, university students, fatigue and anxiety is something we could definitely do without. So please do yourself a favour and learn to divide and

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