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4 Productive Things to do When You Need a Quick Study Break

Attending graduate school has many benefits that will help you advance your career. But, preparing for an entrance exam can be daunting—the extensive hours required to gather information, read, memorize and practice different strategies, along with anticipation of a quickly approaching test day can be extremely stressful. Adequate preparation is crucial for achieving a high score on any entrance exam. In fact, on average, students spend approximately 600 hours studying for the GMAT. That said, it is imperative to find a study-life balance. Overworking yourself will result in a drop in your brain’s attentional resources.

If you’re finding it difficult to justify study breaks, here are a few ways you can remain productive during your time away from the books.

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Scoring at Life 101

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Usually, we write tips for achieving the score you want on the GMAT, but this week we’ve decided to look at the bigger picture: how to achieve the things you want in life, no matter what stage you’re in at the moment!

Whether you’re studying for the GMAT, working towards your MBA, or already in the business world, there are a few traits and habits that achievers share in common.

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Don’t let Yesterday’s Failures Hold you Back From Tomorrow’s Success

There will be days when you’ll feel like you’ve hit rock bottom. There will be days when you’ll question everything you’ve been doing. There will be days when the self doubt will make you wonder if it’s all worth it. Here’s the one thing you have to remind yourself: You’ll get back up. Many people have before you, and many people will after you. Here are some of their success stories for when you need that extra boost of motivation. Continue reading Don’t let Yesterday’s Failures Hold you Back From Tomorrow’s Success