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Synonyms for cram

Synonyms for cram

to fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


Synonyms for cram

crowd or pack to capacity

put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

study intensively, as before an exam

prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam

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One of the major results of procrastinating in the academic realm is the need for cramming. R.
Research has explored some of the possible costs and benefits associated with procrastination and cramming suggested by R.
Are there other benefits of procrastination (or cramming) beyond the short-term ones noted by Tice and Baumeister (1997)?
In an ambitious effort to examine the relationship of procrastination and cramming to academic performance, Vacha and McBride (1993) had students complete weekly diaries of their study habits throughout a semester.
Although the costs and benefits of procrastination and cramming on performance are important, their experiential aspects are also likely to be related to student academic behaviors and preferences.
"It is immensely unwise to sustain such an examination system that only assesses your cramming skills.
Cramming merely and partially helps in storing vocabulary and information in the brain while skills guide the brain to use the words and information when, where and how, he added.
Secondly, cramming indulges students' brain in the same kind of uniformed activities that hinder the process of the germination of new neurons.
Thirdly, he said, watching out the cramming process physically was a must.
This type of cramming is difficult to prove as carriers do not like to cooperate by furnishing their switch records to compare with the billing records.
Therefore, they would not even know if this 'hidden cramming' is taking place," said Roberts.
Cramming, the placement of unauthorized miscellaneous charges on consumers' telephone bills, was a major area of concern for telephone customers and industry regulators in 1998 and through early 1999.
"They're taking a proactive approach to cramming by automatically removing the charges from the customer's bill if there is a discrepancy," says Anderson.
From junior level to intermediate, students are forced to learn syllabus by means of cramming.
The practice of cramming should be eradicated, and students must be appreciated to be creative to write thoughts in their own words.