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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

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

Reading’s Importance: More Than Words

"There is so much more to a book than just the reading." -Maurice Sendak

By | October 30th, 2014|education, Reading|Comments Off on Reading’s Importance: More Than Words

Building a Better World by Reading

For those who love reading, it is easy to get lost in a good plot or an article filled with interesting new information. For those who are not avid readers, it seems better to avoid reading time in pursuit of other activities that may hold more interest. Either way, many people overlook reading's importance when it comes to building everyday skills that can improve your life and the world around you.

By | October 16th, 2014|Reading|Comments Off on Building a Better World by Reading

Speed Reading for College and Beyond

Regardless of your major in college, speed reading can help you to comprehend your college texts and scholarly articles while you're in school, and provide you a leading edge in your professional career. Speed reading is part of an active reading experience that allows you to ascertain the meaning, value, and authority of a given piece before reading for deeper detail.

By | October 14th, 2014|Reading|Comments Off on Speed Reading for College and Beyond

Did You Know That When It Comes To Reading in College The Best Mind Trick Is The Slow Fast Food Approach?

Yes, you want to read faster, but before you chow down on that book consider what you're reading. College reading material is not fast food, and your brain is not an order of fries and a milk shake. Did you know that when it comes to reading in college that the best mental trick to prime your brain is the slow fast food approach to reading? Skimming the book without proper training is like ordering a quick hamburger at the drive through window. You eat it. It tastes delicious, but it is over. Gone. Zilch. And you're hungry again.

By | October 7th, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts, Time Management|Comments Off on Did You Know That When It Comes To Reading in College The Best Mind Trick Is The Slow Fast Food Approach?

Without Reading’s Importance What Would The World Be Like?

In an art history class one morning, the professor asked his students "What would the world be like without color?" It would be sad and depressing. And a writer asked himself what would the world be like without words? It would be a world without poetry and blogs. A world without reading would be like staring at a blank page, or having a thought that you could not share, because if you did no one would be able to understand.

By | October 2nd, 2014|Reading|Comments Off on Without Reading’s Importance What Would The World Be Like?

Reading increases empathy, a high demand skill

Education is broadening its focus from main academics to include emotional and social skills. Empathy is a skill that is increasingly sought after, not just in classrooms, but also in professional spaces.

By | August 6th, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts|Comments Off on Reading increases empathy, a high demand skill