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The 5 best places to buy glasses

There used to be a time when people used to be ashamed of wearing glasses and the poor bespectacled guy used to be the butt of all the jokes. But, times have changed and geek is the new in. From sports celebrities to famous actors, all are donning the geeky look and rocking it. So, next time you dig into your books at the local coffee shop; boost up your style quotient by donning a pair of glasses. We bring to you a list of best 5 places to buy glasses from to look cool while studying: 1. Warby Parker Apart from the huge range of glasses it offers; Warby […]

Deliberate Practice, Feedback, and Better Study Sessions

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Recent research in neuroscience, education, psychology, and athletics – and other disciplines – is causing many people to dramatically change their notion of “talent.” Instead of talent being something is bestowed up you at birth, it turns out that it’s more like a muscle that gets stronger with use. In fact, there’s a popular rule of thumb, developed by a now well-known psychologist named Anders Erickson, that before becoming an expert at anything, a person tends to have amassed at least 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice.” Many popular books have discussed this finding in an effort to dispel the “myth of talent” as a way to explain why some people […]

MORNING STUDY CAN BOOST YOUR TEST SCORES !

“Burning the mid night oil” has so long been a cliché that whenever it comes to serious studying, we end up imagining strained sleepless nights of study; aided by an excessive overdose of caffeine. Admit it, at some point or the other in your life, you have stayed up late; just to put an impression that you are working hard. But, as far as the productivity levels are concerned; trust us; you have been doing it wrong all these years. Scientifically speaking; early morning studies are not only more productive but also enhances the brain capacity. Here are five secrets about early morning studying that will definitely make you change […]

CET – Your final shot at getting an MBA

Exam season is almost at an end and you have gone through various exams such as CAT, SNAP and XAT. Results weren’t in your favour ? don’t worry here is Maharashtra CET, the gateway for the best colleges in Maharashtra. With CET just a month away we wanted to share a few study tips coming straight from our experts who have been there done that. TIP #1: Focus: Before you start to pick up those huge books and start to scribble just wait there. First things first, set the environment where you study. Today we live in the world with numerous distractions and our addiction towards smartphones and those apps […]

Tips and tricks for cracking the CFA

As a CFA Candidate you will spend couple of months each year for the next couple of years studying and preparing for the CFA exams. Exam results, showing that more than 60% of candidates fail, are certainly not a good motivation. Although we believe that there is not a single good strategy for passing the CFA exam, but various good approaches applicable to various people, we have summarized the most important tips and tricks that may help you pass the exams and accomplish the goal of becoming the CFA Charterholder.\ Do first things first. Prior to starting the preparation for CFA, make a study plan. Find a study partner for […]

Life of a CFA Student

Life of a CFA student is miserable – not necessary! Enrolling the CFA program will have an impact on your private life and relationships with your friends, partner and family. If you want to successfully complete the program you will have to dedicate a significant amount of time and effort to the learning process. The CFA program is not very demanding in terms of new knowledge, but it takes a lot of time to go through the entire curriculum and solve decent number of practice problems. You will have to spend certain amount of your free time on the CFA program and make clear cuts in your social life. Although […]

Amazing superfood hacks for study group sessions

Moina Oberoi, celebrated food photographer, stylist, writer and recipe developer gives us her tips on how to keep you going during your study sessions. I am often hungrier while writing an article about food rather than while I’m cooking it. Thinking can make us pretty hungry. According to medical researchers, our brain cells need double the energy as the other cells in our body, causing our body to crave food to restore this energy during intellectual activities like test prep. So if you are preparing for standardized tests and often get the munchies, it is merely your brain insisting on a glucose boost. Sorry to be a damper on a […]

GRE Tips to get you started…

Mumbai based Admissions Consultant CollegePond tells us how to best prepare for the GRE. 1. Tell us about CollegePond and its Founders Collegepond is an online/offline-counseling career guidance, test preparation and admissions counseling outfit. We help talented students achieve their goal of studying at top Universities across the globe. We have guided over 2000 students in obtaining admission to the elite universities in USA, France, NZ, Australia, Singapore, UK and Hong Kong. Our strength lies in highlighting the most optimal path in achieving students’ career ambitions. Our directors are also featured in Education Times regularly. More information about us can be found on www.collegepond.com. Suraj Bajaj completed his undergraduate dual degree from the University […]

5 Ways to Study for the LSAT While in College

Steve Schwartz from LSAT Blog gives 5 tips to help students balance their college courseloads with graduate-level exam prep. If you have a full college course load and a decent social life, it’s probably hard enough to balance the two. Add studying for the LSAT to the mix, and you may feel overwhelmed. This post gives you 5 ways to balance studying for the LSAT with school and life obligations. 1. Start your LSAT prep early. It’s much easier to do a little bit each week over the course of several weeks than to cram all your studying at once. It’s less stressful, and it won’t detract as much from […]

Study tips for the CFA

Preparing for the CFA Exam can be a very demanding and exhausting task, one that requires couple of months preparation. TimePrep has a few tips that will help you crack the exam! Once you decide to enter the CFA program and become the CFA Level 1 Candidate, prior to enrolling the program, check if you have sufficient time for the preparation of the first exam. Don’t enrol the program if you can’t make it. This is something that can be assessed in advance. Wait for the other term, and enrol then. In order to assess whether you can do it or not, use the simple math. Start from your usual […]