For the last nine years, I’ve had my share of teaching in both a classroom and in an online format. For some instructors online is preferable because you simply can log in, conduct your lecture or even have something pre-loaded and set it on autopilot. I know those who primarily […]
Effective Revision Strategies It has been a good few years now since I sat for my last exams, but I thought I would share some effective revision strategies that helped me learn. I’m dyslexic, so when I was at school and university, I needed to use study techniques that worked. […]
Even the most practiced writers get the dreaded block at (many) points in their career. Whatever the level you’re at, the fact is there are times when we all need a bit of nudge. I cannot count the times I have gone blank – no words, just noises – when two […]
Your mental health in the pandemic We’re living in strange times right now. Unless you come under the category of being a key or essential worker, chances are that you’re now stuck at home all day and every day for the foreseeable future. Your education and your social life have […]
The fear of going on your own after college is real and quite honesty scary for many including myself but it can be done. Growing up I can honestly say that I had a mother who took care of my sister and I, provided for like any good parent not […]
As you transition to adulthood, there’s definitely a change in what you find valuable. Thoughtful gifts and advice that help with this transition can be invaluable. What helped you transition to adulthood, whether gifts, values, or pieces of advice?
University is a great time to start building your resume if you haven’t already. As you get started, there’s a few basic things to keep in mind. In short, focus on the right job, right person, and use the right key words! Again, use the right key words!
By the time we reach University some of us have already figured out a way to prioritize our responsibilities. University can throw a wrench is some of the best laid plans though. There’s more to keep track of and sometimes the deadlines are tighter. In addition, there’s often many extra-curricular […]
I am currently undergoing the mammoth task of visiting university open days practically every weekend. I’ve only been to two so far, but I’ve already noticed significant errors I’ve been making. I thought maybe it was just me being new to the idea of going into the big wide world, […]
Have you ever had an extremely challenging class at University? Here’s some great tips and strategies for not just succeeding but excelling in them.