Archive for the 'Exam Stress and Anxiety' Category

COVID’s impact on education

In the video below, The Economist Magazine covers how technology could transform education post the COVID pandemic. It will be interesting to see what sticks versus what falls by the wayside. One of the challenges every student has is to optimise how to best study whether at home or back in school. There are proven […]

Students watching other students study – new viral trend?

Students watching other students study is this the new viral trend? Post comments below!

Four Memory Tricks

Four Memory Tricks Nothing helps you get ahead quicker than a good memory. Whether you’re trying to remember the name of the guy you just met, a state capital, or complex sets of business data, these simple tricks can help you improve your memory skills. 1. Start by chunking. According to psychologists, it’s especially hard […]

Meditate to get better grades

I have blogged about using a floatation tank to improve your grades… A recent study further supports the view that meditation can improve your grades. If this is all too zen for you, that’s OK, enjoy the stress and strain of doing it ‘your way’ and let me know how that works out for you! […]

MOTIVATION: Two types of students

There are two types of students: Moving towards students – who want to get the top grades, look good, win a medal, make more money. Moving away from students – who don’t want to fail, look fat, don’t want to lose a game and don’t want to lose the money they have. Which one are […]

20 Ideas To Help Students Get Organized 3 of 3

Today’s blog post is the third of a series of three, provided by the “Queen Of Organizing”, Maria Gracia. You can click on the hyperlinks to access the first 7 organization tips for students and for the next 8 decluttering tips for students. I am a big fan of this concept that I call Voluntary […]

20 Ideas To Help Students Get Organized 2 of 3

Today’s blog post is the second of a series of three, provided by the “Queen Of Organizing”, Maria Gracia.For the first instalment that has the first seven ideas to help students get organized, click on the hyperlink. I am a big fan of this concept that I call Voluntary Simplexity, it’s key element of my […]

20 Ideas To Help Students Get Organized 1 of 3

Today’s blog post is the first of a series of three, provided by the “Queen Of Organizing”, Maria Gracia. I am a big fan of this concept that I call Voluntary Simplexity, it’s key element of my Personal Productivity Principles I teach students and business people. So let’s get to Maria’s suggestions… Now is the […]

2 Minute Exam Success Technique

Today’s blog post is a TED TALK that can help you study better and reduce your exam anxiety in less than 2 minutes… Check it out!

Study Book gets feature product coverage on ClickBank

You might not know that Get The Best Grades With The Least Amount Of Effort is a top selling product on ClickBank, where billions of dollars of information and educational products are sold. Clickbank and its millions of affiliates make sure that great products get promoted and distributed worldwide. For example, my study book, speed […]

Man’s best reading buddy

The public library in Sudbury, Ontario, has teamed up with a therapy dog group to give some kids a chance to read to a furry friend. Monique Roy, the Greater Sudbury Public Library‘s children’s librarian, is a dog lover herself and has owned a therapy dog. She had been looking for a way to combine […]

SAT Pressure?

Marina Keegan Yale Student Essay

Yale grad’s final essay gets new life after her unexpected death This undated photo released by the Keegan family shows Marina, a 22-year-old Yale graduate, who penned her life’s lessons in a final column for the Yale Daily News. She died just days after commencement. But the words of her work, “The Opposite of Loneliness,” […]

Audio Book

We’ve just launched the Audio Book version of our bestselling book Get The Best Grades With The Least Amount Of Effort! Get it now and start improving your grades while you walk, drive or take the bus to and from school or work. It’s the easiest, effortless way to improve your grades! As you know […]

How to write long term papers

Today’s blog post is based on an outstanding comment left by Renee… I thought it was important and relevant enough to add to it and share additional term paper writing tips or when you have a long essay or a thesis to write. Renee’s comments are italicised… Your tip for writing long papers is brilliant. […]

How To Ace Your Next Exam: Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

The best way to achieve mastery is to practice, but you need to practice within the right context and environment. Spending 1 to 2 hours on a problem the week before an exam that only allows you 20 to 30 minutes to solve it won’t help your exam related stress – in fact it will […]

Get Better Grades Now

If you’ve been reading or have subscribed to this blog, then I am sure you’ve enjoyed the study tips I’ve revealed here – imagine getting the behind-the-scenes content… Hmmm…. Have a look at this 1-minute video that I just published… College Study Tips Click on the hypelink to get your hands on How To Get […]

Do you dread exams?

If you dread exams, you’re not alone. I don’t know anyone who likes exams, but there are people who get very anxious and dread midterms and finals. Chances are, you dread exams because you’re not prepared – or more likely you don’t “feel” like you’re sufficiently or adequately prepared. We’ve all been there at some […]

Quack Or Genius Idea? You Decide

I get a lot of emails from all over the world on an on-going basis. I had never heard of this technique to reduce stress for students who are under pressure to get better grades. I have no idea if it works. Since it can’t hurt, if you feel stressed about school or upcoming exams […]

Studying Maths Doesn’t Involve Reading, But Doing!

Maureen recently sent in a question: Hi Dr. Marc, I just bumped into  your website because we are having our thesis and our topic is about memory enhancers but when I see your blog posts I see that studying can be easy each in our own ways…. My problem is I love reading books and […]