Studying

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

4 proven study hacks that will boost your memory

4 proven study hacks that will boost your memory

Have you ever wanted to remember something so desperately but have found it nearly impossible? Often, it’s not your fault for not being able to remember the content- but the fault of how you are trying to remember the content. Mental Imagery/ stories One great […]

Procrastination- how to stay on track

Procrastination- how to stay on track

Have you ever been in the middle of a study sessions and it’s going great Until…. You see that speckle on your wall that’s sooooo much more interesting than the work in front of you. You focus on the speckle for approximately 2 minutes until […]

Study tips – study yes, no and maybes

Study tips – study yes, no and maybes

Studying isn’t the most enjoyable activity I can think of. It would be even worse if you spent time on studying, only to find that you don’t remember anything and have to do it again. Many students find themselves in this situation, but it can […]