How to Get the Most Out of Studying In this video series by Stephen Chew (@SChewPsych) from Samford University, you can learn how to study effectively and efficiently. There are six videos in the series, each under 10 minutes long:
Why statistics is important for psychology majors Jessica Hartnett (@NotAwful) teaches statistics at Gannon University and writes a blog about teaching statistics to undergraduates. In one of her posts, she explains how knowledge and skills taught in undergraduate statistics classes is in high demand for a variety of jobs.
Virtual Flashcards, If you need help remembering facts and key terms for a class, apps like Quizlet can help. Create sets of flashcards that can be used online, or in a smartphone app. This is also a great way to study for standardized exams like the GRE. If you don't like Quizlet, there are hundreds of other similar apps and programs, like Cram and GoConqr.
Keep projects organized Trello is an online tool to help you organize tasks for projects. It can help you keep up on your course assignments, or coordinate with other students on group projects. Available through a smartphone app or their website, Trello can help you keep tasks organized. If Trello doesn't work for you, there are lots of similar apps to help keep you organized, like Toodledo, which helps you maintain to-do lists.
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