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Use these two words and become a better student

Words are powerful.

And you do not only know that since your last exam. A single word can change everything: it can make you the victor, save relationships, calm you down or pull you into the abyss.

Finding the right words is an art that not everyone masters. Some use their words inflationary and put one empty phrase to the next. Others put every word on the gold scale and interpret everything possible into what is said.

But your choice of words not only affects how…

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Added by Patricia Brindley on May 17, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

20 reasons why studying is great

Almost every student is now and then dissatisfied with his studies. Exceptions are rare. Either the curriculum is too full, the exam too difficult or the grade too bad. Sometimes the money is too tight or just the seat in the lecture hall too uncomfortable. There is always a reason to quarrel with the situation.…

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Added by Patricia Brindley on May 3, 2018 at 5:39am — No Comments

5 routine things that helps improve memory.

  1. Work

When you love your job, don’t hesitate to play overtime. A study by King's College of London has shown that working longer delays the onset of symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

 

  1. Optimistic vision

"Plan for the future, decide to implement actions, contact the right people - these activities are very stimulating  for the brain," says Professor Eustache. Added to this is an optimistic vision…

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Added by Patricia Brindley on April 26, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

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