From The Desk Of: Ann Southern
Since you’ve found this website I suppose it’s ok to let you know… “I’m an Exam addict.” The truth is, I’m always on the internet looking for studying and exam tips and tricks. That’s what lead me to put this website up. Let me explain…
You see, a few months ago, I was actually doing some research on Mr. Lincoln Pettit one of the most acknowledged and influential professors of the last century and of all time. I noticed that most of his work was available and accounted for with the exception of one of his most important pieces of work ‘How To Study And Take Exams’.
Well, this got me curious and so I started digging a little deeper and I started to send off a few emails asking questions… Unfortunately every, road I seemed to head down was a dead end… until a couple of weeks ago that is…
By a stroke of luck, I emailed my story to one of my favorite site’s webmasters… as it turned out he had an old copy of this almost impossible to find book - it was right under my damn nose. According to homework experts after numerous emails I finally got him to mail me his copy for more than I’d like to tell my wife about – if you know what I mean :-)
By A Stroke Of Luck I Uncovered One Of The Most Important Studying And Taking Exams Of All Time....
Even through it was first published in 1960 this book has the best taking exams information I have ever seen.
According to studydaddy.com in the 10 chapters here’s just a snippet of what you’ll learn:
Why motivation and incentives are essential to the student who wants to get straight ‘A’s’ every time. What maturity has to do with studying—this will open many people’s eye’s up, especially if you think you’re mature. What ‘girls and college’ have to do with the state of the country—this is a big problem and you’ll find out why. How competition affects your efforts—knowing first-hand some of these ‘little-know secrets’ will set you well ahead of the crowd. 5 steps to a methodical approach, that will get you ready for the start of the semester. ‘Get this wrong and you could be left behind in the dust’.
8 Steps in critical thinking and how to apply them—these little-know techniques will put you ahead of the rest-of-the-crowd that much, you’ll be able to stop and have a ‘cuppa’ while they catch up.
‘Why study’--and how utilizing your spare time can make a difference in your future of gaining a--$40,000 a year job or gaining a $100,000 a year job. And there’s loads more…