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Hit the books more effectively -- and get more A's -- with these study tips.
You Will Need
- Internet access
Learn the basics
Learn how to type the proper way. Memorize the home row where the fingers rest, and how each key relates to them.
Use good posture
Use proper posture and positioning, also known as ergonomics. Sit upright with your wrists, elbows, and the keyboard aligned on the same plane, and keep your hands lower than your elbows.
Type by hitting each key in the center firmly, but not with too much force.
Follow a pace
Go as quickly as you can without mistakes. The more confidence you get, the faster you will type.
Use online aids
Use online typing software and sites with typing lessons to help you practice and improve your skills. Many exercises have you copy paragraphs or type along with audio clips.
Set a goal
Set a goal with a timeline that you can reasonably achieve. Take steps to meet your goal and improve your typing.