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Why Failure is Okay

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.

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Preparing For Your First NCEA Exam

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

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...

The Science of Habit-Building

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

How to Study for Correspondence Subjects

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

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 Poetry in 6 Steps

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

7 Things to Remember Before Results Are Out

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

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

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

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...

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...

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

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

How To Plan an Internal

We don't think we're being dramatic when we say internals are the single worst...

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

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

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

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

Recognition Versus Recall

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

Understanding Science Subjects

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

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 Get Back Into the School Year

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

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 Finally “Get” Maths, Once and for All

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

Recognition Versus Recall

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

How To Get Back Into the School Year

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

Understanding Science Subjects

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

How to Juggle the Internal Rush

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

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 Plan an Internal

We don't think we're being dramatic when we say internals are the single worst...

9 Study Hacks When You’re Unmotivated AF

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

3 Ways to Study for Your Drama Exam

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

The Study Method You’re Forgetting: Retrieval Methods

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