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Take a Break

Letting the inactive parts of your brain work through the problem can let the answer come to you when you’re not expecting it. 

When you find yourself overthinking about a problem, try moving on to another subject or changing your physical space by going for a walk, or moving your laptop to a conference room to work on something else.

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6. TAKE BREAKS.

6. TAKE BREAKS.

It's very important to take breaks while you're studying, especially if you're feeling tired or frustrated.

When you take a break, make sure you get away from your desk or study space. A bit of physical – even just a walk around the block – can sometimes help you to look at a problem in a d...

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