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3 Signs You Should Invest in Speed Reading

The average human being can read approximately 200-400 words per minute. For many, their individual reading speeds go unnoticed and is rarely thought about; however, for some, it is a source of anxiousness. Reading faster is a skill that can be learned, and it can greatly benefit peoples’ lives. Whether it’s being able to read more novels from the New York Times Bestseller List each year, move through important documents more quickly at work, or comprehend the material you need to know for a graduate or professional school entrance exam, developing the ability to speed read can make life much simpler. Here are three sure signs you should invest in speed reading:

By | December 30th, 2014|Reading|Comments Off on 3 Signs You Should Invest in Speed Reading

The Benefits of Reading

A recent report from the Pew Research Center indicated that roughly 43% of millennials read “a book—in any format—on a daily basis,” and that 88% of Americans under 30 said they read a book in the past year. There may be many reasons for this trend, but it is quite possible that this is the case because young people have discovered the numerous benefits that come from extensive reading.

By | December 23rd, 2014|education|Comments Off on The Benefits of Reading

Why We Love Brain Games (And You Should, Too!)

Brain games have become a popular way for people young and old to stimulate their minds and even learn new skills. Here are a few reasons why we love brain games and why you should, too.

By | December 16th, 2014|education|Comments Off on Why We Love Brain Games (And You Should, Too!)

3 GMAT Prep Tips for Test Day

As is the case for most every professional school entrance exam, time is most definitely not your friend. It is the thing that counts down inevitably until your score is finally counted and you are reporting to the schools of your choice. The limited time you have to complete each section of the GMAT can add significant stress to your test-taking experience. In lieu of this, here are three strategies that you can implement to reduce the negative impact of the ticking clock on test day and that can empower you to move through the exam with confidence.

By | December 9th, 2014|education|Comments Off on 3 GMAT Prep Tips for Test Day

Get a Great GRE Score with these 3 Strategies

If you have plans to go to graduate school to increase your employment marketability or advance your career, you will inevitably have to take the GRE. While you don’t have to be a math genius to do better than average on the quantitative reasoning section of the exam, it is paramount that you have excellent verbal communication skills to tackle the verbal reasoning portion of the test. Here are 3 strategies that you can use to get a great GRE score.

By | November 25th, 2014|education|Comments Off on Get a Great GRE Score with these 3 Strategies

3 Strategies for Scoring High on the GMAT

For thousands of individuals each year, getting the best score possible on the GMAT is essential. A high test score can be the key to getting into a top 20 MBA program and a successful career in business. Here are three strategies to seriously consider implementing to help you score high on the GMAT.

By | November 18th, 2014|education|Comments Off on 3 Strategies for Scoring High on the GMAT

3 Tips for Dominating the LSAT

If you’ve made the decision to go to law school, you’re most definitely starting to think about the LSAT. The LSAT is not your run-of-the-mill college midterm or final exam, and you will have to put a lot of time and effort into studying in order to get a good score. Considering that your LSAT score is one of the most important factors that colleges and universities use for law school admissions purposes, you want to make sure that you do all that is necessary to secure a top score. Here are 3 tips for dominating the LSAT so you can get into the school of your choosing.

By | November 13th, 2014|education|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Dominating the LSAT

Top Four Tips for Homework Management

Struggling to complete homework is nothing new. Most likely, you have been there and may be struggling with it now. This is why you should know these important homework management tips that are going to help you get your homework done thoroughly and in time:

By | November 11th, 2014|education|Comments Off on Top Four Tips for Homework Management

Homework Management: Writing Essays

One of the most important parts of homework management is writing essays. The most common problem when writing essays is procrastination, but this doesn't have to be a problem. By using different steps to write your essay, you can take one big assignment and make it into a few easy assignments.

By | November 6th, 2014|education|Comments Off on Homework Management: Writing Essays

Did You Know: Sub-vocalization Destroys Your Reading Speed!

No? Don't be surprised. Turns out that most Americans, and indeed most of the world, sub-vocalize to some extent. That's natural, it's simply a hold over from when you were originally taught to read. The trouble is, after we learn to read, very few people rarely improve upon the basic reading skills we're as children.

By | November 4th, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts, Reading|Comments Off on Did You Know: Sub-vocalization Destroys Your Reading Speed!