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10 Tricks to Focus On Studying

10 Tricks to Focus On Studying

Many students struggle to focus on studying- and who can blame them? Of course Facebook or their dog is more interesting than the work in front of them! The problem doesn’t lie in finding the work uninteresting, but rather knowing how to focus even if […]

12 Study Habits That Will Boost Your Grades

12 Study Habits That Will Boost Your Grades

Have you ever heard the quote “We are what we repeatedly do. Success is not an action but a habit”? Well when it comes to studying and getting good grades, it cannot be more true! Studying well for one or two days is not going […]

Finding Your Path- Book Review

Finding Your Path- Book Review

Throughout my schooling years, I felt as though everyone around me knew exactly what they wanted to do after school- study to be a doctor, a dentist or an engineer. To say the least, I felt very very stressed because I had no idea what […]

Student goal setting- Setting goals you’ll actually achieve

Student goal setting- Setting goals you’ll actually achieve

With the new year upon us, it’s a great time to start setting some academic goals that you can and will actually achieve! Often, we hear about how important goal setting is, but have no idea how to get the most out of it. Other […]

How to avoid doing your assignment the night before

How to avoid doing your assignment the night before

Procrastination. Reading this word alone brings on feelings of guilt. Memories are brought up of the too many times I left an assignment to the night before. Overestimating my ability to nut out a 2000 word essay in 24 hours. The feat would always be followed with a moment of handing […]

Improving Metacognition- Knowing what you know

Improving Metacognition- Knowing what you know

Sometimes (especially in math class) some students don’t even know what they don’t know! I’m sure this has happened to all of us before- and something we wish never happens to us again. Knowing what you know (termed “metacognition”) can be really beneficial if you […]

5 ways to learn more about yourself

5 ways to learn more about yourself

When I was in high school, I focussed on my grades ALL THE TIME. Yes, I hung out with friends and went on holiday, etc, etc, but I never really put in any effort into understanding myself and knowing what I really enjoy doing. This […]

Spend less time studying- How to

Spend less time studying- How to

Everyone knows that if you want good grades, you should work hard. I don’t disagree with this, but I’ve seen many students working very hard and not getting the grades they want. Why? They’re spending too much time on irrelevant and unimportant things and expecting […]

31 Quotes to motivate your study this month

31 Quotes to motivate your study this month

Motivational quotes are always a great start (or end or middle for that matter) to your day.  I’ve found to a great strategy to make sure one quote can motivate me for the entire day- read one quote right after you wake up. Throughout the […]

Staying motivated throughout the year

Staying motivated throughout the year

It’s a common struggle among students to lose motivation as the end of the year draws closer. This makes getting good grades almost impossible because motivation is one of the biggest deciders of grades. It can become very difficult when you genuinely want good grades, […]