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Tweeting Study Tips

Social media can be one of the biggest distractions students face when studying for exams, writing papers and working on final projects. It’s more difficult than ever before to focus on the task at hand when Facebook, Twitter, Linked In employment news, YouTube videos and everything else is at their fingertips! If you are an advisor or admin a group Twitter account, now is a great time to incorporate some study tips into your social media. It might be just what they need to read in order to bring their focus back to studying. For your convenience, we’ve listed some of our favorites below to get you started. Use hashtag #gettingthegrade and/or #gammasigmaalpha if you add your own and we’ll compile a longer list for future use! 


  • Study Tip: Create a fact sheet for each of your classes a few weeks before exams and review regularly. #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Protein is better than caffeine and it won’t leave you jittery! #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Discuss issues with your prof/ TA PRIOR to exam week. They can help! #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Use campus resources: writing lab, tutoring services, stress counseling, etc. #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Avoid fast food, it will make you lethargic-munch on almonds & whole grains instead. #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Enlist a study buddy-set study goals 2gether & reap rewards after-success is best shared! #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Move! Break up study sessions with brisk walks. Helps w/fact retention & alertness. #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Study actively-read, hear, see, say & do. Flash cards, discussions, outlines etc. #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Make a checklist or calendar and plan your study attack. #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Vary the time of day you study, this can help with retaining the material. #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
  • Study Tip: Use the power of positive thinking & get some rest prior to test day! #gettingthegrade #gammasigmaalpha
Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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