• When it comes to taking notes, students often question whether they should write their notes by hands or type them up on a device. However, writing notes by hand is the far superior method because it allows you to be more flexible and adaptive to the content. Because you write slower than you type, you […]

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  • Motivation is funny. Somedays you have it, somedays you don’t. As students, we may find that we fall into the attitude of  “I don’t feel like doing work” much too often. But how can you get yourself to do work when you do fall into this attitude? Let’s explore how we can get ourselves motivated […]

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  • Economics is a ‘humanities’ subject which means that it involves quite a lot of opinion and overlaps with some other subjects like law, psychology, business and maths. Sometimes a lot of maths. My tips given here are specifically for economics however you can use these strategies for your other subjects as well. Use your specification […]

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  • I’m sure we’ve all experienced some sort of negative emotion after receiving our test results; sadness, hate, anger and frustration come to my mind. However, recovering from a bad test requires us to change our perception from negative to positive. Bad test results are only bad if we perceive them to be. Where am I […]

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  • Flashcards are a great way to revise content because they utilise something called ‘active recall’. This is where you are actively seeking to use your brain to dig out information. This technique is very useful when it comes to memorizing and learning content. Before, you decide to go out and make some flashcards- consider the […]

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  • Some people fly through math at school while others find that this subject is their worst nightmare. But, who said you can’t improve your current state? When doing math- you must throw yourself into the deep end. Do not give up on difficult questions very easily. Mathematics is all about knowing the techniques and methods; this can easily be […]

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  • School can become stressful. Very very stressful. Burning out from school is not uncommon. This problem usually occurs for people around high school (and over).  But some middle school students may sometimes find themselves in stress- especially when it comes to exams or tests. Academic burnout is where a student feels mentally, emotionally or physically […]

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  • As human beings we enjoy the fact that we are all unique. This means that our actions and decisions vary from person to person. When it comes to study time, some people will study early morning, some people may study late night while some students fall somewhere in between. But what is the best time to […]

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  • You may have a long school holiday coming up or perhaps a short, one week holiday. Either way- you want to know how you can enjoy your holidays but still be very productive with your school work. In order to study during the holidays- you need to have a plan. Write out every single thing […]

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  • Studying in a group can be very rewarding if you know how to do it effectively. If you can prepare yourself well enough, you can utilize the benefit of studying with others and working towards your desired academic goal. The best way to study in a group is to get yourself organised and maintain focus. Before […]

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