Archive for the 'Mature Students' Category

10 Mind Tricks To Learn Anything Fast

This short video is a great reminder of simple things you can do to improve your study skills to learn anything fast and remember it! Study Tip #1: Use the sleep sandwich to remember a lot more. Study Tip #2: Master modifications to reinforce your learnings and commit them to long-term (better) memory. Study Tip […]

10,473 MBA Students Grade Their Schools

Today’s post is a very interesting report of 10,473 MBA student-satisfaction ratings of their business schools that reveals that the top tier looks quite different to what the schools report amongst themselves when it comes to questions about inspiration, ethical careers and competitive heat. For the scoring, the report surveyed 126 schools, listing the 30 schools […]

9 TED Talks Recommended For Students By Students

Ever heard of  TED Talks ?  TED Talks is devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (maximum of 18 minutes) on various topics.  There are near 1500 videos on their website.  Whenever you need inspiration, motivation or just to look at something interesting or different, select one amongst the various subjects and spend some […]

Is your education worth half a million dollars?

First of all, let me share my biases with you right upfront: I am not a parent I have 5 university degrees I have invested over $150,000 in my formal and informal education I have read over 1,000 business books and over 5,000 academic and journal articles With all that, I also can tell you […]

Don’t get a degree!

Last week I blogged about the value of getting a degree, this week, have a look at the counter-argument… Don’t bother to get a degree! Make sure you scroll all the way down to the end of the page for the “WARNING” if you choose not to get a degree!

Note Taking – how important is it?

The weakest ink is stronger that the strongest memory. As The Exponential Growth Strategist, I present to audiences around the world. I reveal the most powerful and valuable insights for people who want to achieve extra-ordinary results. People pay hundreds or thousands of dollars to hear me speak and deliver my content. Content I have […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is your lack of a degree holding you back from career advancement?

Then maybe what you need is a degree, diploma, certificate or accreditation.. Seriously, sometimes the right piece of paper can make all the difference. In the food industry, a food hygiene or food safety supervisor course can be a foot in the door. In the professional fields, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits are a popular […]

The education system and kids

The educational system today has less and less influence on students than ever before. The infiltration of technology (Google) and communication modalities (Smartphones and Facebook) are destroying the traditional boundaries of school (discipline) and the ‘outside world’. When I was in school I studied and ‘focused’. I am not advocating that all technological progress is […]

Mark Wahlberg goes back to high school

I stumbled across an article that said Mark Wahlberg is going to get his high school diploma.  What does it tell you when a multi-millionaire actor wants a high school diploma? It means there is value in getting one. This is a man who’s seen more of the world than most and experienced things to […]

Free Audio Book Sample

We recently announced the new Audio Book version of our bestselling study guide: Get The Best Grades With The Least Amount Of Effort. We’ve just uploaded the free sample to the product page and it’s yours for free, no opt-in or email required. We believe you’ll realise you need to get it so you stop […]

How to remember more – don’t walk through doors!

I previously blogged about Exam-Taking Tips with the second suggestion highlighting  the encoding specificity principle when studying for an important exam. In a recent Scientific American article, they explain why walking through a doorway makes you forget. As a student preparing for an important exam or test, you can use this to either NOT forget […]

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 […]

Doodle Your Way To Better Grades

If you thought doodling was a waste of time – think again. This short 5-minute video reveals the creativity that lies hidden in all of us and how it can help you get better grades. If you want to learn the ultimate in note taking skills – try MindMapping! Doodling Can Help You Get Better […]

Why my study tips work

I think you should watch this video, it’s only 3 minutes long and explains… How and why my study techniques work

Teachers As Mentors

There is a dialogue in the comments to a recent blog post I wanted to draw your attention to… Click on the hyperlink to read the thread. You can add to the discussion! http://www.get-better-grades.com/blog/being-smart-can-make-you-stupid/

Why business people are buying my student study book

If you’re a high school or college student who hasn’t yet bought my bestselling study book, you’ll be interested to know that business entrepreneurs and executives are buying it to enhance and accelerate their careers. The study habits, tips and skills I teach are universal and make a difference regardless where you are in the […]

How To Study For Your SAT, LSAT or GMAT

If you are studying for your SAT, LSAT or GMAT, here is the best advice I can give you. Step #1: Buy all the preparation material from the original standardized testing service / organisation. They want you to succeed and are going to be straight with you. Read it all and FOLLOW the recommendations. They […]

Mature Student Goes Back To School

Studying is always stressful and filled with pressure – it’s even more daunting when you’re a mature student, who has been out of school for 10, 20 or even 30 years… Like Sue Wickliffe of Omaha, Nebraska. In today’s post, I have a few recommendations for someone who’s going back to school after a long […]