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Mind Maps–A Quick Guide

Do you ever wish that learning could be easier? Sometimes, it’s a struggle to get new information into your memory. Learning and studying become a drag when you just can’t seem to hold onto that you are learning. Your mind does not process information in a linear fashion, but that’s how you take notes. It … Read More >

Time Boxing or Time Blocking—The Benefits, pt. 2

Last week, the education experts at RN NursingPrep discussed time boxing or blocking as a way to tackle your responsibilities and get them done. We discussed the benefits of this easy, yet highly effective practice. This week, we want to share some tips on how to use time blocking/boxing effectively.  We hope that you will … Read More >

Time Boxing or Time Blocking—The Benefits

Have you ever watched an entire two-hour movie, even though you didn’t like it from the beginning? It’s an interesting phenomenon of human behavior that, once we start something, we tend to want to finish it. Even things we find unpleasant will be completed if we start them. The same goes for the work of … Read More >

20 Tips For Mastering Public Speaking

Many people claim to fear public speaking more than death.  We agree that it’s a challenging undertaking for anyone. If you regularly speak in public or it’s your first time in front of an audience, there are tried-and-true techniques to help you. Rather than living in fear of your next speech, use these twenty tips … Read More >

Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety

On your way to a degree you will face many tests and exams—those few minutes to prove what you know. Many people feel anxious before an exam—the butterflies in the stomach, an outbreak of sweat, the total mind blank when all knowledge vanishes—but “anxiety” seems like too small a word to describe the experience.  Jitters … Read More >