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6 Step Guide to Writing a Killer Essay

At high school, particularly here in New Zealand, ideas are always assessed in...

How To Bounce Back From Mock Exams

Mock exams are everyone’s favourite time of year, and by everyone, I mean no...

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

You’re gonna be asked to analyse The Truman Show at least once in...

Navigating Life After High School

So you’ve made it to your final year of high school. Amidst the final sports...

9 Study Hacks When You’re Unmotivated AF

When I was in high school, I knew exactly how much  I was supposed to...

How to Study with Past Exams

Attempting past exam papers seems like a solid use of your study time when you...

Moving Onwards and Upwards After Exams

Logging into NZQA for external results feels like a cold slap-in-the-face to...

The Science of Habit-Building

Why are Habits Important? “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend...

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

Goal-making is a notoriously common task you’re asked to do at the beginning...

3 Ways to Study for Your Drama Exam

Before you read further… Everyone loves a little bit of drama. We’re all...

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

Goal-making is a notoriously common task you’re asked to do at the beginning...

How to Finally “Get” Maths, Once and for All

There’s nothing I hated at high school more than Maths.  Not only were my...

How to Analyse NCEA Poetry in 6 Steps

If you’re doing English, there’s a 100% chance you’ll be asked to...

Has Your Motivation Hit a Wall? Here’s How To Push Through

Do you find yourself going to the library only to waste your day staring at a...

7 Things to Remember Before Results Are Out

NCEA results come out tomorrow.  Whether you’re actively dreading it or...

Navigating Life After High School

So you’ve made it to your final year of high school. Amidst the final sports...

How To Bounce Back From Mock Exams

Mock exams are everyone’s favourite time of year, and by everyone, I mean no...

3 Ways to Study for Your Drama Exam

Before you read further… Everyone loves a little bit of drama. We’re all...

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

You’re gonna be asked to analyse The Truman Show at least once in...

How to Juggle the Internal Rush

It’s mid-year(ish), internals are coming in hot as you get into the swing of...

Preparing For Your First NCEA Exam

It’s your first year of NCEA exams, and you’re looking at the stressed-out...

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

You’re not weird if you often find yourself feeling particularly anxious...

How to Effectively Study with a Past Paper

So you’ve decided that since exams are coming up, it might be time to do some...

How to Analyse NCEA Poetry in 6 Steps

If you’re doing English, there’s a 100% chance you’ll be asked to...

9 Study Hacks When You’re Unmotivated AF

When I was in high school, I knew exactly how much  I was supposed to...

How to Juggle the Internal Rush

It’s mid-year(ish), internals are coming in hot as you get into the swing of...

6 Step Guide to Writing a Killer Essay

At high school, particularly here in New Zealand, ideas are always assessed in...

Has Your Motivation Hit a Wall? Here’s How To Push Through

Do you find yourself going to the library only to waste your day staring at a...

Why You Might Be Feeling Unmotivated

We’ve made it through alert levels 3 and 4. Now we’re in level 2, we’re back...

Timetabling Options for the Busy Student

With mock exams right around the corner, and NCEA externals following soon...