School is back in session, and that means the tests are back, too. Students everywhere flee to their notes and spend hours trying to remember every scrap of information. Whether you’re a student yourself, or you’re a parent of a student who’s struggling to pass their tests, knowing how to study can make a difference between passing a class and being trapped in summer school next year. Thankfully, there are ways to make studying more bearable, and we’ve scoured the internet for the best resources to help you make the grade!

The 9 BEST Scientific Study Tips

There is a huge discrepancy between how people think they should study and what science says is the best way to study. All-night study sessions and last-minute cramming are stressful traditions of every school year, but are they causing more harm than good? AsapSCIENCE looked into the research and collected the nine best study tips into one handy video.

11 Ways Your Study Environment Affects Productivity (And How You Can Improve It)

It’s easy to become distracted when you’re trying to study. Loud family members, an urgent text, and even bad lighting can keep you from being able to focus. We all need different environments to study, but there are factors that overlap. Here are some strategies you can employ to turn your environment into a study sanctuary. Just don’t get so caught up on creating the “perfect’ study environment that you forget to crack open the books.

8 Better Ways To Make And Study Flashcards

Notecards are one of the best study tools for any student. Our brains can recall tiny bits of specialized knowledge far better than a textbook page full of words highlighted at random. But if you want flashcards that really do the job right, there are a few tricks to keep in mind. Here’s how to make some A+ flashcards that meet your study needs.

Just For Fun: Math Professor Fixes Projector Screen (April Fools Prank)

This year, let’s not forget that teachers can get stressed out, too. Luckily, some truly clever teachers find a way to lighten the mood for themselves and their students. Check out this hilarious prank from a math professor at Biola University.

Best wishes for productive studying,

– Lynn