Don’t fall for passive studying!

This morning while my boyfriend and I were having our morning coffee we realized this: “Go away, I’m reading…Star Wars” so of course I had to share!

This morning I was also doing some last minute studying for my exam today. I was talking to my boyfriend, watching  TV, and looking over my notes. In my head I was absorbing some of the information. When in truth, once I left for my class, that morning “study sesh” did nothing.

 

There is a huge difference in passive and active studying.

To really absorb information when you study, being 100% focused is crucial. Putting all of your distractions away, being in a quiet place, and having all of the resources you need are necessities to actually learning the material. Now don’t get me wrong, I do my assignments and problem sets and all that jazz with music or while watching TV. When you really need to study though, these all just serve as distractions.

Here are some study tips I have for active studying:

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Clinical Opportunities for Pre-Med Students!

Hey guys! This is my very first Vlog!

It is mainly for students in the Charleston Area who want to learn more about clinical opportunities, but there are also some things people outside of the Charleston area can do as well! So if you’re Pre-Med and want to find out more, feel free to check it out!

I also have some awesome pictures from this weekend at the Charleston Food Truck Festival! They were taken by one of my girlfriends who writes for spoon university! She takes some of the best food pics! If you wanna see more around the Charleston area and beyond, visit her Instagram: @food_bythelake

 

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Save money, eat at home!

I love going out to eat as much as the next person, but going to the grocery store and eating at home is so much more rewarding!

You hear all the time to go grocery shopping because it’s cheaper, but sometimes when you shop it doesn’t feel that way! Well I actually went through my checking account this month and compared it to a random month over the summer and I want to share with you how much I really did save by eating at home!

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