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Decorating a Student Room

Moving to university for the the first time is a scary experience. once you get there you have a room all to yourself. This room is your own personal space. It should express who you are and what you are all about. A standard student room is normally very plain and basic, trying to fit all of the basic amenities into a small space so that the landlord/owner can cram in as many students into the same space. But if you decorate the room, you can easily make your room seem much more appealing and make it seem like a home away from home. Here are a few tips for you to bear in mind.

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Tips to Find Private Student Housing

Finding Student Housing can be a pain, but it really shouldn’t be. There are plenty of ways to make this job a lot easier for you and the people you are planning on living with.

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Studying

Tips on Taking Lecture Notes

One of the main hurdles of university is processing all of the information given to you during lectures. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of any lecture and take good effective notes…

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Studying Using the Feynman Technique

Richard Feynman was an accomplished scientist, known for his amazing ability to absorb information at an astounding rate. Feynman would often reach the same conclusion as a student of a subject after a brief explanation of the course material, even though the student had been studying the same material for a much longer time. How did he do it? Well Feynman used a technique that is now dubbed as being the Feynman Technique…

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Tips on Reading your Course Material

Being a University Student can mean that you have an extensive amount of reading to do about different important concepts. Pretty much every course requires reading in one from or the other and in my experience I have never had to read quite as much as I have had to at University. Here are a few tips when reading your course material…

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How to Food Shop on a Budget

Being a student we know life is hard, trying to spend as little on any food you may need. Well here are a couple of quick and easy ways for you to do a weekly shop that wont cost you an arm and leg.

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Studying Tips to know before your Exams

Exams are always stressful, but they need not be. If you start early and constantly work at it you can easily walk into the exam hall knowing all that you need to know to do well. Here are a few tips I use to help me study for an exam…

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How to take your Exams

So you have spent all your time burning the midnight oil in the library? Fuelled on a diet of sugary snacks and drinks that are high in caffeine. All of this so that you can get a decent mark on your exam. Well a lot of people forget that the work you do before an exam is only half the story, the other half is how to actually cope with the exam! Here are a few tips if you are going to be sitting any exams any time soon:

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How to Overcome the Pre-Exam Slump

Ways to overcome procrastination before final exams

When it comes to student life, procrastination is one of the terms which one might come across several times. Before delving further into the details of how to overcome this deadly disease, it would be a good idea to actually define this term. It is basically referred to any act of delaying or deferring a task or action to a later time. Phrasing it a bit differently, it is slowness of a person. Students usually suffer from procrastination when the motivational factors are less visible or apparent. Deep procrastination before exams is one of the worst things that could happen to a college or university student. Quite unfortunately, it happens a lot. In a nutshell, the problem of procrastination is not unusual in students and the objective of this article is to discuss ways to deal with it.

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The 38 Greatest Quotes about Learning

Some great things have been said by learning and studying by some great people. A great quote is really something that can get you thinking in new ways. Here is a collection of my favourite quotes about learning. Find your favourite and tweet it to the world!