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How to make The Ultimate Cheat Sheet – and why you’ll never need to use it after you make it.

It was rumored to be the hardest test in all of high school. The final exam for Advanced Chemistry had dozens of formulas, plus bizarre information about electron shells. It was hard enough, the teacher allowed us to create a cheat sheet! Yes, that’s right, the teacher allowed us to cheat on this test! There…

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Kids and Effort: When Will It “Kick In”?

We are huge here at Study Smart System on praising kids for effort instead of results. The research is in – and focusing on effort instead of outcome results in kids getting better results over time. The reason: kids can control their effort. Still, lots of parents see their kids still not really pushing the…

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They should have had him write "I can always greatly change how smart I am"

How to Learn Sumthing Even if you are Stupid

“I am stupid.” Are these heartbreaking words something you’ve heard before from your kid? Some of the most heartbreaking words a parent can hear from their kid are “I am stupid.” How can you respond to these word without sounding like a dope yourself? Just saying “No you are not stupid” is closer to a playground taunt than…

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Practicing Practice: Mastery, Mistakes, and Tiny Habits

Ask 100 people – they’ve all heard this phrase before: “If something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” I think this phrase is just about the worst phrase you can tell someone, because the time and place for doing something right is after you’ve done it 100 times, and know exactly what to do.…

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The Top 3 Games to Boost Your Study Skills

Studying doesn’t always have to be a drag. Any time you can do anything to make studying more interesting or fun, go for it. Below I’ve listed 5 board games that are a lot of fun but teach some high powered skills that will help you in your goals to study better. 1. The Settlers…

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