Don’t we all dread the first day back at school? Half the time the night before is spent finishing all the homework we avoided on the holidays and wondering what the term or semester ahead has in store. Thankfully, my last night of freedom won’t be spent stressing over assignments or homework. The best part … Continue reading Back at uni
As promised in my previous post, here are some of my tips for studying in preparation for exams. Luckily this semester I will be avoiding the constant multi-tasking, use of brain power, and exhaustion that comes with preparing for multiple exams. HOWEVER, when the time comes, I’ll be ready. The study method I have developed … Continue reading Three basic tips for effective studying
It’s time to bid farewell to semester one. For many of you, like me, you have completed your very first semester at university. Congratulations – you made it through! All of those awkward and uncomfortable feelings that come with starting somewhere new should be long gone, and that’s definitely something to celebrate! Of course, there’s … Continue reading Au Revoir Semester One!
In high school when a teacher announces group work is to be done, it is almost a guarantee that half of the students in the class will turn to their best friends and give them “the look”. The look that says without words “you’re my partner”or “you’re in my group.” During one of my first … Continue reading How to conquer group assignments
I spent the whole of Year 12 studying for a number. A number that woke me up at 6:59am on the day it was released because I wanted to know whether or not everything I did throughout the year had paid off. It did pay off, and knowing that it did made me incredibly happy and satisfied. … Continue reading Back to Reality
I’ll be honest, I haven’t found the transition from high school to university all that hard. However, I know that there are thousands of others out there who have. Here’s my advice to anyone curious about starting university or anyone who is currently struggling with the transition. University is all about independence. Throughout VCE teachers … Continue reading How to adjust to university