Joe built a breakthrough task list and calendar app now available on the App Store for Free.

Joe built a breakthrough task list and calendar app now available on the App Store for Free.

Joe has seen a lot of students struggle with time management. Remembering due dates for homework assignments, test dates, meetings, and extracurriculars should not be something your brain is using a lot of capacity to do. Instead, you should be focused on learning and mastering material for your classes.

Azha on the App Store

Designed and built by Joe, Azha is a breakthrough task list and calendar app that is available on the App Store for free. Every student should have it. If you need to manage your crazy busy schedule, keep track of your homework assignments, schedule your classes, labs, meetings, conferences, seminars, test dates, and extracurriculars, Azha is the best app ever made to do it. It’s simple, fast, beautiful, and fun. Plus, you can add your friends and see what they’re up to, coordinate, and support them, and they will do the same for you.

You can download it here for free on the App Store:

Get Azha on the App Store

Joe really hopes Azha will help you manage your schedule and be more productive – this is why he built it for you. Feel free to visit the Azha website to learn more about Joe’s new app.

Study in Different Places, Not Just One

Study in Different Places, Not Just One

Varying the place you study is a change that requires very little effort on your part, but can dramatically boost your long-term retention of material. Just as I previously recommended that you change your paper from the traditional white paper with blue lines to gray paper without lines because it boosts your retention of material without any active changes in your study habits, I recommend that you choose several different places to study and rotate them. It doesn’t take much effort to study in a different room in your house, or find a different building on campus, or frequent a few different coffee shops or bookstores instead of the same one over and over again.

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Use Interleaving to Raise Your Test Scores Two Grades

Use Interleaving to Raise Your Test Scores Two Grades

“I get 100% on the homework, but I bomb the exams.”
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this statement from students and parents. Many students and parents attribute the problem to “test anxiety”, or to the teacher not giving problems on the exam that were similar to the assigned homework, or some other excuse. Most of the time, however, the problem stems from how the student prepare for the tests.

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5 Things You MUST Do When You Sit Down to Study

5 Things You MUST Do When You Sit Down to Study

Let me take a guess how you sit down to “study”. First, you put your phone on vibrate and set it on the table next to you. Next you take out your laptop and put it in front of you, with your social media apps running the background, probably even have your text messages streaming to your laptop so you’re getting doubly-texted. Then you take out some of your stuff, plop it on the desk, see who just texted you, shuffle around some papers, text them back, open your book to the homework page, check your email, open your notebook and write your name and date at the top, text your friend to see what they’re doing for dinner, read the first homework question…you get the point.

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Use Gray Paper With No Lines If You Want to Remember Your Notes

Use Gray Paper With No Lines If You Want to Remember Your Notes

The paper you use matters, so choose wisely.
You have probably never thought about what kind of paper you use, have you? After all, why should you – big companies have decided that white paper with blue lines in a spiral notebook or three-ring binder is what every student worldwide should use regardless of age, class, learning style or ability. Surely these companies must have done scientific studies to figure out what kind of paper helps students learn the best. Well, they haven’t, despite selling you billions of dollars worth of these products over the years. I know, I just blew your mind.

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