The One Thing Students Can Improve Grades Dramatically !

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The One Thing Students Can Do To Improve Grades Dramatically! By Nina Sunday | Submitted On August 14, 2011 Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook 2 Share this article on Twitter 1 Share this article on Google+ Share this article on Linkedin Share this article on StumbleUpon Share this article on Delicious Share this article on Digg Share this article on Reddit Share this article on Pinterest Expert Author Nina Sunday Did you know smart students who gain top marks are less likely to be distracted with social networking sites such as Facebook, or texting, instant messaging, video games or other online diversions? When is Facebook distracting? if you receive a Facebook message and you stop whatever you are studying to reply; if a couple of minutes turns into a couple of hours... then it 's distracting. What does research tell us? Students from Ohio State University were surveyed about hours studied, time spent online and their grade point average. Of 219 students - grad and undergrad - 148 or 68% were Facebook users. These students studied fewer hours and gained 20% lower grades. Facebook non-users studied 11-15 hours per week, compared with Facebook users who studied only 1-5 hours. The question is not whether Facebook is hurting your work. The better question is... if the time on Facebook is diverted to assignments and studying effectively, would you get better grades? Are you addicted to Facebook (or online
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