all-nighter


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all-nighter

Graduate education A long, intense study session before an exam, intended to help a student maximize her grade in a particular subject, by studying all night; research suggests that memory retention is greatest after a good night's sleep than with an all-nighter. See Sleep hygiene.
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The well-rested can catch up from the occasional all-nighter fairly easily.
One $1000 Scholarship will be announced each hour during the $24,000 Scholarships All-Nighter that will be live on the web from the StudentAdvisor.
JUST THE BEGINNING The All-Nighter is just the beginning of the summer fun.
On Sunday a Beatles convention will be held at The Adelphi followed by the first Adelphi all-nighter.
Puzzled as to why so many people with clinical depression feel more positive after a sleepless night - at least temporarily - the researchers used functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging to study the brains of 27 young adults, half of whom got a good night's rest and the other half of whom pulled an all-nighter.
The all-nighter will be like an 11- hour jamming session, with different musicians joining the throng.
Every all-nighter at Wigan ended as the sun came up with three songs that became known as the "3 before 8" - Time Will Pass You By, Tobi Legend; Long After Tonight Is Over by Jimmy Radcliffe; and I'm On My Way by Dean Parrish.
Or, if you're planning onmaking it an all-nighter, simply switch on the stereo and let loose to your favourite Christmas hits.
Jane enters his life, moving to the beat of a music that Joe's never heard, a vision of loveliness who opens the door to a whole world of sound, sex, and all-nighter dancing at The Wigan Casino - the home of Northern Soul.
For a hint as to why Congress' approval ratings are even lower than the president's, look no further than the bleary Senate all-nighter staged by the Democratic leaders to demand a date certain for withdrawing troops from Iraq.
The characters are all fleshed out - while their flesh remains intact, that is - and it's an addictive all-nighter.
I was all set for another all-nighter just like after Istanbul.