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Study Smarter, Not Harder: How to Retain More Info In Less Time

Study Smarter, Not Harder: How to Retain More Info In Less Time

So you've got that massive test underway and you've locked yourself in a room full of hardcover textbooks and a 6-pack of Monster drinks. While intense, hours-long study sessions seem like the most productive in reviewing for an exam - perhaps it's actually doing your preparation more harm than good. Here's how you can get more out of your study, by studying less.…

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8 Unproductive Study Habits to Kick to the Curb

8 Unproductive Study Habits to Kick to the Curb

You've got an exam, an assessment deadline, and another exam waiting for you in a couple of weeks. As much as our first instinct would be to curl up in panic, you can make your workload a little easier by getting rid of these futile study habits for good.…

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8 Winter Study Tips – How to Keep Motivated and Warm this Winter

8 Winter Study Tips – How to Keep Motivated and Warm this Winter

Being in the middle of the Aussie winter chill can make studying a lot more of a brain-freezing drag, when all you really want to do is snuggle in bed with twelve blankets and Netflix. But since those assessments are due sometime - here are a handful of study tips to keep you both motivated and warm as you hit the books.…

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How To Overcome Writer's Block For An Essay

How To Overcome Writer's Block For An Essay

Got all those ideas in you head that you just can't seem to get down on paper? Writer's block happens to the best of us - but here's how to successfully conquer it and get that essay done on time.…

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5 of the Best Productivity Articles on SkillsTalk

5 of the Best Productivity Articles on SkillsTalk

We all wish we could be a bit more productive, and finding the time to search out for the best tips and tricks to hacking your productivity can seem like a major effort. So we've done the hard work for you and rounded up 5 of our best articles on productivity to help you save time, and your sanity.…

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Using digital assistants to help you study

Using digital assistants to help you study

As our workloads, socialising and study become increasingly fast-paced in an online world, human attention spans can struggle to keep up with the demands this lifestyle places on us. One answer to this has come in the form of a smart digital (or virtual) assistant.…

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5 Ways to Cope when Study gets Overwhelming

5 Ways to Cope when Study gets Overwhelming

It's hard to feel like you are working to your best ability when stress is bubbling away under the surface. Skillstalk offers you 5 ways to approach and manage your studies to help you get the most out of your time, before things become overwhelming.…

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4 Techniques to Increase Your Creative Productivity

4 Techniques to Increase Your Creative Productivity

Creatives can struggle in the workforce from bringing the wrong self to the task at hand, under-utilising one role and over-using another. Find out how you can get your inner agent, artist and editor working together to boost your productivity.…

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6 Ways to Balance Your Love Life and School

6 Ways to Balance Your Love Life and School

With a romantic relationship added to the study/life equation, things can quickly become unbalanced. We're offering 6 tips to help you ensure your partner knows they are a high priority in your life, even during crunch time.…

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The Secret of Super Productive People

The Secret of Super Productive People

Do super productive people perform some secret ritual, or possess super-human genes? Actually, the answer is kind of. But don’t worry, you can join the super productive people league with a few adjustments to your daily routine.…

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5 Signs You’re Ready for a Career Change

5 Signs You’re Ready for a Career Change

We’ve come to the time of year people take stock of everything achieved, and re-evaluate future plans. You spend so much time at work, so it’s incredibly important to be in a job you enjoy. Here are 5 signs that you’re ready to move on to better things.…

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Improve Your Studies by Avoiding Media Multitasking

Improve Your Studies by Avoiding Media Multitasking

It is becoming more popular to integrate technological devices into the learning environment, but a growing body of evidence is showing that digital tools and programs might actually hinder student concentration levels.…

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6 More Apps to Help You Study and Be Productive

6 More Apps to Help You Study and Be Productive

Every student needs a little help sometimes, and often this can be found in app form. Your ability to focus and avoid digital distractions influences your performance as a student, but how can you get your focus up and get down to business when there are so many different temptations out there? There is a solution in the form of apps that are designed to combat your distraction and let you get back to work.…

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6 Ways to Learn from Failure

6 Ways to Learn from Failure

Nobody wants to fail, obviously. However, you can learn to handle failure much better than you might currently. In fact, you can actually gain something from it! Nobody has ever achieved great success in this world without learning how to respond to failure the right way. Want to know how? Of course you do!…

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Mornings

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Mornings

Whether you’re an online student pulling an all-nighter to prep for an upcoming assessment or a career professional working late at the office to face down a looming deadline, there’s no doubt that working into the night can be stressful. Here are 7 ways to get the most out of your mornings.…

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