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The Reddit Study Guide

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Good students: How do you go about getting good grades? [Serious] (self.AskReddit) submitted 1 day ago * by irollon

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18 July 14, Friday
Asked by irollon
Collated by Salticido
Exported to Word by SailboatoMD

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Topic
Contributor
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Remarks
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GOAT ME
Salticido
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+ Summary
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Study/Test Environment lshdevanarchist 7

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Feel the Teacher
Hawkian
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Study after Graduation
The_White_Baron
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Teaching/Learning Mechanics
Optimismizer
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Book
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Group Studying
Bestkind0fcorrect
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Association and
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If instead you actually organize the highlights and quiz yourself on them, highlighting may be useful. For a similar reason, rewriting information is also not very helpful unless you use it as a method of quizzing.
T is take breaks. This is HUGE. If nothing else, walk away with just this tip. Your memory works best if you study in frequent, short sessions rather than one long cram session. You don't give your brain a chance to store the earlier info you studied, so it just slips out of your mind, and you'll have wasted your time studying it. So study for awhile, go do something else for a bit, and come back to it, and repeat. One of my students said she taped information in front of her toilet so whenever she went to pee or something she could study for just a couple minutes. It sounds strange but it's actually a great idea (I'd advise, in line with G and A that you tape questions in front of the toilet and tape answers elsewhere so you can quiz yourself.) Another important part of this is that you need to sleep to keep that info in your head. Even if you take regular breaks, an all nighter will do more harm than good. Your memories are stored more permanently after sleep. This is just how the brain works. You can even try to work naps into your study sessions. It's a break + sleep! [EDIT: I do not know how long breaks SHOULD be, but I believe this varies from person to

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