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Learning Study Skills

Paul Nowak

5 mins

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Learning Study Skills will help you to make the best of your time and effort while preparing for a test by showing you how to speed read, use memory-enhancing techniques, and effectively plan your schedule.

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Learning Study Skills

Learning Study Skills

by Paul Nowak

Overview

We've all struggled with exams at some point in our lives. It can seem almost impossible to cover the syllabus, manage our time, take notes, and memorize those complicated math formulas — all at once. Even after all the pain we go through in the run-up, it still feels like everything just disappears the moment we sit at our desks.

There must be something we're doing wrong — and Paul Nowak agrees. He's been teaching smart study skills to both interns and professionals at NASA and Google. In Learning Study Skills, Nowak doesn't just talk about how to improve your memory and absorb more information faster, but also how to plan your time, take notes, and revise efficiently before any big test.

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Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

- Robert Collier, American author

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