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The Perfect Time to Study

I’ve been a student for most of my life (I still am), and the one thing I’ve learned in my collective experience with academia is that the more time you think you have to prepare for an exam, the less time you spend studying. I know it sounds like convoluted logic, but it’s happened to me time and again that I’m tempted to take a leaf out of Newton’s book (or apple from a tree, perhaps) and give it a name of my own....

Quick Tip: Practice Zen Planning

  © Sanja Gjenero How many times have we spent longer planning something than it would take to just do it? I know I have. Revision is my favorite task to apply this method to, because you feel like your getting something done whilst still putting it off. I’m sure you can all remember times you’ve done this, where there are glorified plans put on the wall, but nothing that actually achieves results has been...

Make Extra Cash on the Side from your Academic Eff...

You spent the whole year working hard at your Academics, and now it’s summer and you need to make some extra cash. Don’t reach for the job section of the newspaper just yet. You may not have realized it, but other people will pay a pretty penny for advice and guidance from someone who just took the courses you did. I’m talking about tutoring. There seems to be an unfilled gap between cheap...

Essentials – Shopping for the new term

© scol22 (Stock Xchng User) Just a quick list for you all today. Although it might seem a bit of a simple post to a lot of you, it’s amazing the small things you forget. Things worth having include: The Basics Pens Pencils Erasers Ruler Plus Calculator – If you’re doing any sciences, this is probably a must Folders – A4 Thick Ring-binders are usually best, depending on what level you are...

Things to do During Summer

© Sanja Gjenero Summer gives us the chance to do those things that we never get round to during term time because there’s just too much on our plates. Here’s some ideas for things to do if you’re out of ideas. Get a job The more you work during the summer, the more cash you put in your pocket and you lower the hours you will have to work during term time, leaving you with more time to study. Travel With...