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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...

The Never-ending Capacity of the Brain

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

How To Analyse NCEA Film in 6 Steps

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

How To Bounce Back From Mock Exams

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

How To Make (Good) Goals for 2020

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

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

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

How to Prepare for Exams

Let’s all stop kidding ourselves - studying for exams is insanely hard. The...

Timetabling Options for the Busy Student

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

Types of Learners Don’t Exist

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

Why Critical Thinking Is So Important

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

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 Analyse NCEA Poetry in 6 Steps

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

Neuroplasticity

What is neuroplasticity, and why should we care? If you’ve just hopped onto...

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 Finally “Get” Maths, Once and for All

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

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

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

The Never-ending Capacity of the Brain

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

9 Study Hacks When You’re Unmotivated AF

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

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...

The Study Method You’re Forgetting: Retrieval Methods

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

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...

7 Things to Remember Before Results Are Out

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

How to Juggle the Internal Rush

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

The Science of Habit-Building

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

The Never-ending Capacity of the Brain

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

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...

How to Study with Past Exams

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

A Crash Course for Good Research

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

Types of Learners Don’t Exist

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