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Self-esteem is your general attitude toward yourself. Research has shown that high achievers have high self-esteem. You can improve your self-esteem by being positive about yourself. Think of all the things you are good at and all of your successes. Keep an ongoing list of these and read your list every day.

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You need a good study place to prepare to study. Examine each of the nine questions about your study place that follow. You should be able to answer yes to each question. The first question is 'Is my study place available to me whenever I need it?' Your study place does you little good if you cannot use it when you need it.
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Free teaching tip Professions have their own unique vocabularies. Introducing students to expressions used in various professions is a neat way to interest students in the world of work. Here are some work expressions you can explore with your students. ... Another free teaching tip Students feel that you have a personal interest in them if you know their names. Here are some ideas you can use to remember your students' names at the beginning of the year. ...
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Free Study Tip Every year I have more schoolwork to do after school. So I schedule more time in my day to do it. I even do some work on the weekend. Doing well in school is very important to me and I am willing to give up some other things when I have to.
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Student, 10th Grade
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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Another free Study Tip Read your notes through at least twice to get the full understanding. Then from what you have read try putting it in your own words. That way you can easily remember the information you have read.
  submitted by Chrissonia Clarke
Student, 11th Grade
Portland, Jamaica
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I study for exams to be prepared. Skimming and scanning my reading notes makes it easier to remember. I make sure I keep a dictionary handy when I read. Then I can look up the meaning of any word I don't know.
  submitted by Lela Joseph
Student, Bachelor of Management (BIM)
Sarawal, Malaysia
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