Hey there to all my high school readers! This post is dedicated to all of you who have AP exams coming up. But even if you aren’t taking any AP exams or if you’re not in high school, this post still has some useful tips for you too. This post is going to cover all of my greatest tips and strategies for studying for any AP exam. Continue Reading
Last week was a rough and busy week. I had three papers due on Friday – one of which was in Spanish – plus a crap ton of notes I had to take on top of all of the other day to day class stuff. And then there was the election. And after that fiasco, my sleep pattern was off for the rest of the week (I averaged about 5 hours a day). Basically this means that I have next to no motivation to do anything this week. So in the weeks when the good things in life aren’t motivating me, I need to make my own motivation. Read on if you want some great tips on how to create your motivation. Continue Reading
I’m a big fan of taking notes but not because I think they’re fun. In fact, note taking is pretty boring. But it cuts down on the time that I have to study because I’ve already synthesized all of the information. Rather than learning new concepts during my study sessions, I review to make sure I have a good understanding of the concepts. So let me show you how I make sure my notes are a tool rather than a waste of time.
This was a bit of a tough one for me to write because I’m still working my way through finding the best way for.me to study for different classes. But I do have a pretty good idea of how I make the most of each of my study sessions. My goal with each of these tips is to get you to leave a study session thinking “that was actually helpful” rather than thinking “I’m wasting so much time”. So let’s jump right on into my 4 tips so your study sessions are super productive. Continue Reading
Fall has officially become a thing down here in the South. It means the weather’s cooled off (finally), the flannel has been pulled, and boots have started making an appearance. But fall also means it’s midterm time and you know that means long hours in front of your desk studying. And the best way to have a good study session, is to have a desk that functions perfectly even if it’s not Instagram worthy. So let me give you some tips to creating the perfect functional study desk. Continue Reading