Kaitlin Goodrich

Does Latin Help Your SAT Score?

You've probably heard many people say that Latin is a dead language. So why do we bother teaching it anymore? Well, as it turns out, "dead" is a matter of perspective. Sure, it may not help you when you travel (unless you're heading to a--- Continue reading

Using Active Recall to Ace Your Exams

We've all had that awful experience on test day of absolutely blanking on the content. You know what I'm talking about. You look at the page, and while everything looks familiar, you can't for the life of you remember how to solve a problem--- Continue reading
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Seven Secrets to Mastering Vocab Faster

As anyone studying a new language knows, learning new vocab can be a big pain in the you-know-what. Unfortunately, without vocabulary we can't communicate well in our second language. In fact, learning new vocab words is often the most impo--- Continue reading

How to Choose a Career Path

One of the hardest things that college students (and everyone else!) have to do is choose a career path. There are so many options, and there is a lot of pressure to ensure that you are making the right choice for you. Many people feel like--- Continue reading
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Is It Possible to Learn Two Languages at Once?

At Brainscape we know that learning a new language as an adult can be a challenge. You need dedication and the right resources, not to mention a lot of practice, in order to do it right. That's why few people attempt to complicate matters f--- Continue reading

Is Hysterical Strength Real?

We've all heard the fantastic stories of hysterical strength: mothers lifting cars off babies, strangers saving accident victims from explosions by lifting metal beams, and even heroic soldiers lifting seemingly impossibly heavy objects--- Continue reading
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The Origins and History of Flashcards

Almost every student has at some point used flashcards. Compared to other methods of studying, they can be much more useful and easy. In fact, the ease with which flashcards can be made and used have made flashcards one of the first and mos--- Continue reading

How to Stop Procrastinating

Anyone who has ever attempted to slog through a massive project with little motivation knows how difficult it can be to keep going without getting distracted. Even small tasks can be derailed by Facebook and an endless stream of YouTube vid--- Continue reading