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Choose from my recommended productivity tools and resources, best blog articles and podcast episodes.

The only question is: what are you going to do with all that extra free time?! 😉

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14 Study Productivity Tips To Become A SPARKLINGLY Efficient Student

14 Study Productivity Tips To Become A SPARKLINGLY Efficient Student

It's the study productivity dream: How to get MORE done but spend LESS time doing it! It’s a dream sold by armies of productivity gurus, especially to business-people, because in business, time really is money. So doing more work in less time equals more money. That...

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51 PROVEN Study Tips For Students (That Work Like A Charm In 2021)

51 PROVEN Study Tips For Students (That Work Like A Charm In 2021)

These are the BEST exam study tips to help students build effective study skills. They’re simple, fast, and actionable, and based on the latest science. I'm a memory psychologist and study productivity expert, and have taught thousands of students how to study more...

7 Magical Holiday Study Tips For 2020

7 Magical Holiday Study Tips For 2020

Got study plans this Christmas? You’re not alone. Whether you’re writing coursework, reading for a dissertation, or revising for exams, you and millions of other students around the world are preparing to get a bit of work done this holiday season. Getting the balance...

Does Music Help You Study: Busting The Myths

Does Music Help You Study: Busting The Myths

When I’m doing talks in schools, there’s one question I get asked more than any other: “can I listen to music when I’m studying”? Does music help you study, or is it just going to distract you? Lots of people say “study in silence”. I disagree. I think it IS okay to...

My EXACT Study Routine (Podcast)

My EXACT Study Routine (Podcast)

For the first time, I'm sharing my EXACT study routine from when I was studying for my final exams at Cambridge University.If you've ever wondered what MY study routine looked like, your wait is over. This episode is all about how to take your study hours to the MAX,...

My EXACT Study Routine (Podcast)

What’s On My Bookshelf: Top 5 Juiciest Gems (Podcast)

There's some incredible wisdom to be found on my bookshelf. Listen to some of the BEST tips and tricks to be found in five of my most-loved books about studying and learning.There's some incredible wisdom to be found on my bookshelf. Today, I pick out some of the BEST...

The Lazy Genius Guide to Student Life – with Kendra Adachi

The Lazy Genius Guide to Student Life – with Kendra Adachi

The Exam Study Expert podcast is BACK! Discover how to be a "lazy genius" about life as a student, with New York Times bestselling author, Kendra AdachiCelebrating the launch of a brand new season of weekly episodes, NY Times bestseller Kendra Adachi is here to talk...

Apps and services to boost focus and train habits

  • Apps to block distractions and help you focus on your work: Freedom (paid, with free trial Windows, Mac, iPhone), Cold Turkey (free, optional paid upgrade, Windows, Mac, Android), Rescue Time (paid, with free trial – PC, Mac, Android, Linux)
  • Apps to take control of your inbox: Boomerang (great free option, with paid upgrade if you really want – Gmail and Android), Right Inbox (Gmail)
  • Apps to build strong habits: Habitca to turn habit-building into a game (free, with paid upgrade), Beeminder to create strong incentives to stay on track (free if you stick to your goals – otherwise pay penalties!)
  • Forest app for Pomodoro timing + distraction blocking on your phone

Gadgets to help manage your time

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