Posts Tagged ‘Academic Success’

The E-Reader Dilemma

The E-Reader Dilemma

There is nothing better than folding back the cover of a novel for the first time, breathing in the smell of fresh pages and ink. Nothing worse than forcing open the pages of a textbook knowing the information inside needs to, somehow, be transported into your brain (preferably before the exam). Books are more than [...]

4 Deceptively Simple Ways to Boost Your Resume

4 Deceptively Simple Ways to Boost Your Resume

Make no mistake – writing a successful resume so often means the difference between landing that dream job and missing out. When it comes to job applications, if you’re not first you’re last, so really, logic goes, you ought to do everything you can to make yourself and your skills stand out. But how? Do [...]

Cheating: How to Write a Last Minute Essay

Cheating: How to Write a Last Minute Essay

The Last Minute Essay I think every student wants to get away with being the self proclaimed genius who doesn’t show up to class, doesn’t do any recommended reading, doesn’t study and still gets a good mark. But you can, you can cheat. (I see those horns poking through your head right now but go [...]

All the Small Things

All the Small Things

The key to academic success, and arguable anything, lies in doing the small things consistently. Small things such as making sure your notes cover that extra point, small things likes making sure you spend the extra 10 minutes going over something, small things like making sure you take the time to fix up and essay. [...]

A Blue Print to Academic Success – How to Ace Your Year 12

A Blue Print to Academic Success – How to Ace Your Year 12

Recently, I have had a number of students email me with the following question: Is it too late to start preparing for Year 12? If I start working now, will I be able to do well at the end of the year? It just so happens that recently, I was reading a book titled, Developing [...]