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10 Tips For College Students With Disabilities : NPR

10 Tips For College Students With Disabilities : NPR | The Study Scoop | Scoop.it
Transitioning from life at home to a college campus can be challenging. These tips are drawn from the book Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD, by ADHD expert Kathleen Nadeau.
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These are actually some good tips for ALL college bound students (and our current seniors are heading off soon!).

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Why Highlighting Is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Techniques

Why Highlighting Is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Techniques | The Study Scoop | Scoop.it
Some of the most common strategies for retaining knowledge are the least effective, according to a new report
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Noooo, not highlighting!! Any student or parent thoughts on this? 

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The Keys to Remembering What You Read | LD Topics | LD OnLine

Taking good notes while reading can help students improve concentration and actively engage with what they are reading.
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Actively reading or participating in class is one key to improving the retention of information. Try out one of these strategies today!

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10 Online Tools for Better Attention & Focus

10 Online Tools for Better Attention & Focus | The Study Scoop | Scoop.it
Finding focus is rapidly becoming the biggest workplace challenge. We highlight a handful of apps to help cure internet addictions and better manage your time.
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Writing about worries eases anxiety and improves test performance | UChicago News

Writing about worries eases anxiety and improves test performance | UChicago News | The Study Scoop | Scoop.it
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Interesting research from University of Chicago about a method to beat test anxiety. I wonder if writing the night before or for just a few minutes directly before a test would be as effective...

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