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Preparing To Take Your SAT Test

INTRODUCTION The SAT test is a rite of passage.  Hoards of high school students take this well known test every year as a precursor to the college experience.  This is the test that is known for being one of the deciding factors of whether students are accepted to the colleges of their choice, or not. […]

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How to Use Your Mind

Subtitle: A Psychology of Study: Being a Manual for the Use of Students and Teachers in the Administration of Supervised Study Author: Harry D. Kitson Excerpt: CHAPTER I INTELLECTUAL PROBLEMS OF THE COLLEGE FRESHMAN In entering upon a college course you are taking a step that may completely revolutionize your life. You are facing new […]

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How To Study and Teaching How To Study

Author: F.M. McMurry Excerpt: CHAPTER I INDICATIONS THAT YOUNG PEOPLE DO NOT LEARN TO STUDY PROPERLY; THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE EVIL No doubt every one can recall peculiar methods of study that he or some one else has at some time followed. During my attendance at high school I often studied aloud at home, along […]

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Study and Stimulants

Subtitle: The Use of Intoxicants and Narcotics in Relation to Intellectual Life, as Illustrated by Personal Communications on the Subject, from Men of Letters and of Science Author: A. Arthur Reade Excerpt: INTRODUCTION The real influence of the intoxicants and narcotics in common use has been a matter of fierce and prolonged controversy. The most […]

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How to Study

Author: George Fillmore Swain Excerpt: I THE PROPER MENTAL ATTITUDE The first essential is that the student should have the proper mental attitude. That attitude should not be one of subservience, of blind believing, but should be one of mental courage and determination. His object is to understand the subject, not simply to read a […]

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The Child and the Curriculum

Author: John Dewey Excerpt: Profound differences in theory are never gratuitous or invented. They grow out of conflicting elements in a genuine problem–a problem which is genuine just because the elements, taken as they stand, are conflicting. Any significant problem involves conditions that for the moment contradict each other. Solution comes only by getting away […]

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