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3 Ways to Study for Your Drama Exam

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

How To Bounce Back From Mock Exams

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

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...

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...

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...

7 Things to Remember Before Results Are Out

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

The Science of Habit-Building

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

How to Juggle the Internal Rush

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

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 Effectively Study with a Past Paper

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

7 Things to Remember Before Results Are Out

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

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

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

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

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

How to Study with Past Exams

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

9 Study Hacks When You’re Unmotivated AF

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

Moving Onwards and Upwards After Exams

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

How to Analyse NCEA Poetry in 6 Steps

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

Timetabling Options for the Busy Student

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

How To Bounce Back From Mock Exams

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

9 Study Hacks When You’re Unmotivated AF

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

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...

The Science of Habit-Building

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

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...

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

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