How to Make Your Hours of Studying Productive

How to Make Your Hours of Studying Productive

You may be familiar with the poignant phrase, “Work smarter, not harder.” Now, this could mean plenty of different things, but when you’re a student and you’re crunched for time – this only means one thing: BE PRODUCTIVE! One of the major roadblocks of university students is that they often find themselves wasting time. They carry their bad habits from high school into college, and never shake it off. College is a different beast altogether, and should be treated in such a way in order to not get blindsided by all of your homework and studying. Continue reading

How to Optimize your Winter Break Studying Routine

Winter Break Studying

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There’ll be much hollying and jollying, but there will also be plenty of stressing out about the upcoming semester as well. Final exams have mostly been completed, essays and projects have met their deadlines, so students on their winter holiday should be focused on relaxing and chilling with their friends and family during the holiday season. But there is also plenty of work and studying to be done before the next semester begins, and this is a complete drag. No worries though, there are a number of things to optimize your couch potato schedule and your busy bee schedule to make it all work together. Continue reading

How to Improve Research and Analytical Skills

Research and Analytical SkillsHave you ever wondered why the sky or the ocean is blue? Maybe ponder the science of physics by dropping things? Curiosity is something ingrained into the human brain – begging to grasp the concepts that we experience at a young age and even into adulthood and old age. The way we come to conclusions though, vary from person to person, as we all experience things differently. Knowing things and understanding things are two totally independent skills that develop and grow as you learn about pretty much anything, and school has taught us to hone those skills with doing research projects and book reports and other sorts of assessments. Continue reading

Are Some Students Unteachable?

Unteachable student

Sometimes it seems like school can be a drag and the biggest waste of time for students. Either they’re stuck and aren’t learning much, or they’re just not motivated to do anything anymore. The idea that some students are “unteachable” is an opinion growing among educators and students alike, but because of the advancement of technology and an ever-changing society, the idea of education and learning has evolved just as well. Continue reading

Tips and Tricks How to Remember Everything You Learn

How to remember everything

There are things in life that are memorable and there are things you forget the second you hear it. Everyone has those moments when you are asked to remember something and it just slips your mind, even if you have a thousand reminders. Then there are times where you remember what you were wearing on a particular day. It’s funny how the brain works like that, some of it can be explained and some cannot. Continue reading

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How to Stay Focused on your Online Classes

Focused on online classes

Everyone knows that being 100% focused on school work is close to, if not, impossible. Education is important, but there are other aspects of life that should have your time and energy. Students have a tendency to get off task or be distracted by a plethora of things and its totally normal. But with the advent of COVID-19, the way we function in schools have shifted, and so has our attitude towards the method of education. Continue reading

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What Does the Next Academic Year Look Like During COVID-19?

Academic year during covid-19

As of this writing, you are probably on a quarantine, no matter where you are in the world due to COVID-19 and the global pandemic. Because of this, the way we live our normal lives has changed, for better or for worse. There is a looming question on how we should move forward from this and whether or not our lives will be the same in all aspects. From the way we communicate, to the way we shop, to even the way we learn and work, all of it will have to change to assure the safety of society. Continue reading

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