Want to learn how to study? Well, we can’t study 24-7. It’s just not gonna work no matter how last minute you are or how under the gun you might be. After a certain point in time your body and your brain or going to say “Enough”! And they’ll stop processing, shut down and you […]
No Pain, No Gain. Now drop and Give me 20!
Okay, not really. But, No Pain, No Gain is a good mantra to have as you try to develop good study tips for college and good study skills in general. These are articles that will help you do that.
Let’s tackle problems!! Follow these four principles to become a master at solving problems. You got this. By adopting a systematic approach to Problem Solving, you will have a clear, concise method for thinking your way to a response. You won’t waste time by attacking a problem in a tentative or haphazard manner. A systematic […]
It’s important to learn these words so you don’t embarrass yourself when you are on your TV show. Just kidding it was part of the script, but still learn these words so you catch all intentional mistakes in TV shows? Neophyte; n. A recent convert; a novice or beginner. Though I am merely a […]
Do you feel tranquil today? How about boisterous, sluggish, blatant, or fractious? Let someone know! Sluggish; adj. Displaying little growth or movement; not making progress; seeming to be bottle necked or clogged to prevent advancement. The traffic was so sluggish because of the accident that I was late for work. Tranquility; n. Harmony; silence; […]
Words can be super fun. What strange words do you love? Even if they’re not very strange many of these SAT/ACT words aren’t used in normal, everyday language. We dare you to use one of these words in one of your conversations today! Example: “You look serene today Julie.” Do it for the vine? […]
Use some of the words below to describe amounts: “There are SO MANY ants in our yard!” Sounds much smarter when you say, “There’s a plethora of ants in our yard!” Say that and you’ll get all the ladies, boys. Paucity; n. Smallness of number. Those in charge of the election were disappointed when they […]
Have you ever read a book in which the vocabulary was so elevated you could barely understand what was going on? I have and I wanted to quit on the second page. Learn these words and that is less likely to happen. Dearth; n. A scarcity or lack of supply. During the war, there was […]
Virago; n. A woman who is noisy, bold, or domineering. The man’s wife was a virago. She yelled at him all the time. A strong, often large, courageous, and brave woman. She is a virago who is strong in her belief of education. Because of her belief she has opened up her own school. Brash; […]
Here are some useful words you need to know. Now LEARN them! Culpable; adj. At fault; deserving blame. We knew he was culpable for robbing the bank because of the expensive things he bought the day after. Decry; v. To openly condemn. “Don’t decry her. She can make her own choices!” Mom yelled at me […]
ACT/SAT coming up? Calm your nerves by learning these words. Extol; v. To praise highly. They extolled me when I returned after receiving my bachelor’s degree with honors. Kudos; n. Praise; a compliment. Kudos to whoever came up with the brilliant idea of sliced bread. Laudable; adj. worthy of praise and/or recognition. She did a […]