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A Crash Course for Good Research

High school is all about learning, which is kind of why your teachers exist....

The Never-ending Capacity of the Brain

The human brain is a mysterious beast. To some students, it’s a vital organ...

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...

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...

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 Study Method You’re Forgetting: Retrieval Methods

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

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

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

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.

Navigating Life After High School

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

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 Bounce Back From Mock Exams

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

Moving Onwards and Upwards After Exams

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

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Planning

Before we dig into the details of our planning guide, we just want to combat 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 Analyse NCEA Poetry in 6 Steps

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

Types of Learners Don’t Exist

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

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...

How to Study for Correspondence Subjects

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

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...

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 Make (Good) Goals for 2020

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

How to Study with Past Exams

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

6 Step Guide to Writing a Killer Essay

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

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 Juggle the Internal Rush

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

Understanding Science Subjects

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

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

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

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Planning

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