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These Studying Tips From A Harvard Graduate Are Priceless
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These Studying Tips From A Harvard Graduate Are Priceless

When it comes to studying many of us might say we spend a lot of time doing so when in reality most of the time is spent scrolling on social media or taking naps every 15 minutes. On the other hand, some of us get too invested in student life with all-night parties and consequently skipping classes. Even though these distracting breaks are not the most efficient way to get things done, not many of us know how to work smarter to get the best possible results. So since a new school year is upon us and everyone has a bit of beginning semester motivation, we want to share some genius tips on ‘how to study like a Harvard student.’

These studying tips were written by a Sophia Chua-Rubenfield, a Yale and Harvard graduate student, as well as the daughter of a writer Amy Chua who is also known as ‘The Tiger Mom.’ Sophia was raised using the tiger parenting technique which pushes children to be as academically successful as possible. Clearly, the philosophy works, as Sophia recently became a doctor of Law at Yale law school.

Scroll down to read Sophia’s tips on how to study effectively to succeed, and don’t forget to tell us what you think in the comments!

Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld is a graduate student at Harvard and Yale, she is also the daughter of writer Amy Chua

Image credits: Amy Chua

Sophia was raised through ‘tiger parenting,’ parenting technique that pushes children to be  as academically successful as possible

Image credits: Amy Chua

On her private blog, Sophia shared tips on how to study like a Harvard student, and her text proves all of us have been studying wrong this whole time

Image credits: Harvard University

Image credits: Harvard University

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What do you think? Don’t forget to tell us in the comments!

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Carol Emory
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm doing accounting and was having difficulty understanding certain concepts of the development of the SEC and organizations that monitor business and financing. So my husband sat down and pretended to be the student and had me teach him what I'd learned. It was awesome because I realized there were areas of what I was studying that I had skipped over or forgotten. It helped me to identify weak spots in what I was learning and allowed me to make a list of what I needed to go over again. He asked questions..I looked up the answers. God I love this man and his cleverness.

Mae
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You're a lucky gal, Carol, he seems like an amazing man :)

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Laura Lvh
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I dont agree with the no underlying. I have a visual memory so this helped me a lot. I just used different colors for different things: authors and people in orange, dates in blue, concepts in pink etc. That would give me an easy to remember picture of the page

Daria B
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That was more or less how I studied too. Just less memorizing. And more freedom, I guess. I was not at Harvard, though. ♥

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Carol Emory
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm doing accounting and was having difficulty understanding certain concepts of the development of the SEC and organizations that monitor business and financing. So my husband sat down and pretended to be the student and had me teach him what I'd learned. It was awesome because I realized there were areas of what I was studying that I had skipped over or forgotten. It helped me to identify weak spots in what I was learning and allowed me to make a list of what I needed to go over again. He asked questions..I looked up the answers. God I love this man and his cleverness.

Mae
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You're a lucky gal, Carol, he seems like an amazing man :)

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Laura Lvh
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I dont agree with the no underlying. I have a visual memory so this helped me a lot. I just used different colors for different things: authors and people in orange, dates in blue, concepts in pink etc. That would give me an easy to remember picture of the page

Daria B
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That was more or less how I studied too. Just less memorizing. And more freedom, I guess. I was not at Harvard, though. ♥

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