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How to Study with Past Exams

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

What To Do When Your Goals Aren’t Going To Plan

We all know that sinking feeling you get when you realise that you aren’t...

3 Ways to Study for Your Drama Exam

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

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...

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...

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

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

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Planning

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

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...

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

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

Why Critical Thinking Is So Important

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

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...

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

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

Preparing For Your First NCEA Exam

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

How to Study for Correspondence Subjects

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

Why Failure is Okay

Failure’s often seen as a bad thing, but sometimes it can actually be good. We share how you can turn failure into success.

How To Get Back Into the School Year

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

Navigating Life After High School

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

Types of Learners Don’t Exist

Have you ever seen a really good diagram in class, and it just made so much...

Timetabling Options for the Busy Student

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

Moving Onwards and Upwards After Exams

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

How to Study with Past Exams

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

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

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

Recognition Versus Recall

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

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...

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

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

How to Study for Correspondence Subjects

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

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...

The Study Method You’re Forgetting: Retrieval Methods

Retrieval methods refer to the ability to access information from your noggin...

Writing in the Real World

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

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...