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When you work in a study group, the other group members will expect you to contribute and participate. This responsibility will motivate you to study and learn the material your study group is covering.

 
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Motivation is important for good studying. When you are motivated, you will find it easy to stay focused over a period of time. When you are not motivated, not only will you find it difficult to stay focused, but you will find it difficult to get started. Here are some ways to increase your motivation to study.  
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Many colleges and universities require a college admission essay as part of their admission application. Writing this essay is an opportunity for you to stand out among the applicants and to prove you're a deserving candidate. Here are some things you should keep in mind as you write your essay.
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Free teaching tip Approximately 15 percent of Americans are affected by dyslexia. Dyslexics have great difficulty mastering reading. Recent research, however, has shown that dyslexics often have ... Another free teaching tip Lesson objectives are one of the most vital parts of an effective lesson plan. Here are some guidelines to follow when writing lesson objectives. ...
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Free Study Tip Read your notes. The then sing a song to yourself. Then go back and see if you still know what's in your notes. Go back over anything you don't remember.
 
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Another free Study Tip To study well: (1) Don't think about the outcome of studying, continue studying even if it is very hard to understand or practice; (2) Read this website carefully and do it now.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Listen carefully during class time. Then repeat the topic by revising your notes at home.
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