cramming


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cramming

The unauthorized addition of services to your telephone bill such as an 800 number that you never ordered. The charges are usually noted on the bill, but are identified in a cryptic manner and/or are printed in a place that is easy to overlook. See slamming.
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True merit of an interview lies in finding out the capacity, critical thinking and strength of a candidate, not his cramming ability.
In this way, the concept of cramming will be reduced slowly.
How much easier would it have been to study a few chapters a day instead of cramming 10 chapters into one night?
Recognizing that this proposed change in the rule is intended to prevent Web site cramming, Wasch noted that new developments in the delivery of software and digital content would be unfairly discriminated against.
Research has neglected to examine the experiential aspects of academic cramming. In the present study, we assessed the relationship between cramming and Csikszentrnihalyi's (1990, 1997) flow state.
Police believe students at the cram school, which has branches in Sapporo and Osaka, obtained exam questions from students at Ohu University, located in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, during joint cramming sessions, the sources said.
Faking, flubbing, and cramming with the media's talking heads
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has testified to the US Senate that consumer complaints about 'cramming' - unauthorised charges on telephone bills - have risen dramatically.
Ever wonder why cramming for a test can result in a passing grade but no recollection 6 months later of the material you studied?
HAFIZABAD -- Speakers at a seminar stressed a need for promoting useful, meaningful and creative education system by elimination of cramming.
The carrier billing is so complicated and difficult to read and analyze that it creates a natural environment for cramming to flourish."