New Year’s Resolutions for Students | Study Tips

Hello Socratica Friends! We’re here to help you be a great student! Part of being a great student is recognizing what you need to improve about yourself and your study habits. New Year’s (and the start of a new school year) is a great time to take stock and make some New Year’s Resolutions about what you want to change.
We make New Year’s Resolutions – do you? In this video, we’ll give you some tips to make it more likely that you’ll succeed this year in keeping your resolutions. We’ll also talk about some common myths and misconceptions about forming habits.

Are you going to make a New Year’s Resolution this January or at the start of a new school term? Tell us about it in the comments! We want to see you live your best life! Let’s help each other stay strong and improve in the New Year!

If you are looking for a beautiful daily reminder to help you keep your resolution, we recommend you check out the gorgeous engineering project “The Every Day Calendar” from Simone Giertz on Kickstarter.

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How to Use Flashcards

How to Use the Feynman Technique

How to Read Your Textbook

How to Use Cornell Notes – Great Technique!

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We recommend the following texts and study supplies:

Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results by James Clear

Mindset by Carol Dweck

How to Read a Book – classic by Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren

Cornell Notes notebook paper:

Cornell Notes spiral notebook

Tomato Timer (use this for the Pomodoro Technique)

Moleskine 18 month planner

Pilot G2 Extra Fine Pens

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary

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Read Philippa Lally et al
How are habits formed: Modelling habit formation in the real world

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