For hilarious, but not classroom-friendly, takes on students studying, read Cracked.com‘s 7 Dumbest Things Students Do When Cramming for Exams.
Exams aren’t the point of education. They’re the flaccid little appendix we still sort of need to test if people have been turning up. Exams used to be walking into a room with all the smart people and just talking to them until they decided whether you were a dumbass or not. We suspect most students don’t want to go back to that.
I liked this and many other parts that weren’t essentially referring to the mistakes students make that include (or perhaps begin with) cramming for exams.