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Navigating Life After High School

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

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

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

6 Step Guide to Writing a Killer Essay

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

What to do in High School to Prepare for University

Getting to finish high school, move out of home, and start to study for a...

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

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

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...

Understanding Science Subjects

It’s no secret that science - be it chemistry, physics, or biology - is a...

Understanding University Degrees

As the end of year 13 sneaks closer and closer, so do big decisions about your...

How to Study for Correspondence Subjects

Heaps of students opt for correspondence school to study their favourite...

Why Critical Thinking Is So Important

In an age where information can be spread so easily, as GC’s (good citizens),...

Dealing with Multiple Assessments

Having a mile-long list of things you need to get done is one of the worst...

7 Things to Remember Before Results Are Out

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

Moving Onwards and Upwards After Exams

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

Recognition Versus Recall

What’s the Difference? If we were to insert the Burger King logo here and...

Why Critical Thinking Is So Important

In an age where information can be spread so easily, as GC’s (good citizens),...

What to do in High School to Prepare for University

Getting to finish high school, move out of home, and start to study for a...

Writing in the Real World

Do you groan internally when your English teacher announces that you need to...

The Science of Habit-Building

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

3 Ways to Study for Your Drama Exam

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

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...

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 Improve Your Focus In and Out of the Classroom

We know what it’s like. You’re sitting in your fifth period class, trying to...

Writing in the Real World

Do you groan internally when your English teacher announces that you need to...

Moving Onwards and Upwards After Exams

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

How To Get Back Into the School Year

We all know the feeling. One minute you’re lying on the beach with your...

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...

8 Solutions to Your Study Problems

After a wild year filled with Covid restrictions and teacher absences, exam...

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Planning

Before we dig into the details of our planning guide, we just want to combat a...

How to Study for Correspondence Subjects

Heaps of students opt for correspondence school to study their favourite...

Maintaining New Habits

Introducing a new habit can be tough. It’s too easy to get demotivated, you...