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Should I read or listen to a book?

Each is best suited to different purposes, and neither is superior. By Daniel T. Willingham, a psychologist at the University of Virginia. A few years ago, when people heard I was a reading researcher, they might ask about their child’s dyslexia or how to get their teenager to read more. But today the question I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Math Quiz that has the Internet baffled

Think you’re good with Math? Try this math quiz that has baffled the Internet! Respond by placing a comment below.

Don’t take notes on your laptop or tablet

I know some people think I am “old school” when it comes to taking notes with pen and paper, after all, it’s 2015… But all I care about is – RESULTS. A recent article extols the benefits of taking notes with pen and paper and NOT on your laptop or tablet. I admit, I am […]

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 […]

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! […]

Listen to music to get better grades

Chelsea Wilson, the Community Relations Manager for Washington University School of Law’s Online LLM program, informed me that @WashULaw recently created a new study aid in the form of a Spotify Playlist composed of late baroque era classical music. The playlist was created based on a Stanford study that discovered music engages the areas of […]

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 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 […]

Get Better Grades Now Video

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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 […]

Speed Reading A Must For Students Of All Ages

I have blogged about Speed Reading countless times on this blog as well as reinforced how my Speed Reading Video Program works. Today is a little different because I was interviewed about Speed Reading and Accelerated Learning Techniques on a very well respected blog. Click on the hyperlink to read the interview on how to […]

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 […]

Flash Cards For Students

I don’t know if you’ve ever used flash cards to learn something new, but they are a quick and easy way to test your memory. Now with the Internet, there are dozens of Flash Card sites,, but this one seems like a good place to start. It’s called Quiznet. Have a look and remember – […]

How To Learn – Help For Kinesthetics

If you are struggling to learn a new subject, it might be because of your learning style. I cover this in detail in my study guide in detail, but one of our readers offers this great inspirational story that might help you. Hi Marc, I was helping Fred with his upcoming “electricity” exam last evening. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]