You Make Your Beliefs... And They Make YOU!
Beliefs Are Key. Our beliefs open up a possibility of taking action. Just look at some of the top students that you know. To determine the success of a student, look into their beliefs and mindset.
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Most students know what goals are and they know that it’s important to have goals. You probably hear it all the time, “goals are so important. Set goals for yourself” and so on and so forth. The people telling you this are definitely not wrong. However, something they often times leave out is that you actually need to write these goals down.
As humans, we like to think that we’re amazing at everything. We know it’s bad to text and drive, and yet, people do it all the time. Why? Because they think they can multitask. Until they crash into the car in front of them. Here's the truth about multitasking.
What if we told you that procrastination is pure maths? You probably won’t believe us, but it truly is as simple as an equation.
Jemma from Gauteng (age 11) shares her tips for online learning:
“My sailing instructions for my fellow crew members sailing in the uncharted waters of online learning"
This exercise is not only to help you realise what your goals are, but also to help you realise why you want to achieve them. The more reasons you have to achieve them, the more likely you’ll be to reach them. It’s also important that you write these down as you do them, don’t just answer in your head.
For some reason, many students think that they aren’t allowed to ask a teacher a question outside of class time. They think that teachers only exist during the school day, and then POOF! They disappear! Perhaps It can be intimidating to approach a teacher for extra help, but truth be told, that’s why they’re there!
At the start of 2020, learners all over South Africa prepared excitedly for school tours, plays, matric dances and the like. And then suddenly – lockdown. From Umhlanga to Uitenhage to Upington, there isn’t any school or learner in South Africa that wasn’t radically impacted by the COVID-19 Lockdown. This meant schooling from home. Here are 5 quotes from young South Africans reminding us of what it was like to learn under lockdown
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Most students avoid creating study groups because they feel like it never works. We can help with a few tips as to how to create one that actually works. It's going to save you heaps of time, so listen up!
Stress can be a good thing, we actually need stress. However, too much stress can cloud the mind and shut all doors in your brain - especially during your exam. Avoid this by managing your stress in the exam room. Here's how.
One of the biggest problems students face when preparing for their exams is the struggle of procrastinantion. The only way to beat procrastination is to understand why you're doing it. Here are 4 reasons why you might be doing it and how to fix it.
In this video, we have a look at the top 5 mistakes that students make leading up to exams. Once you realize what NOT to do, you'll know what the top students actually do when it comes to their exams.
Do you usually leave your exam prep for the day before the exam? The top students start studying way before that. We'll share their secret with you in this video.
Struggling with managing your exam and assignment deadlines? When we have a lot of work, it can feel like a mountain in front of us. Here's how to climb that mountain.
Controling your environment means controling your attention which can massively improve your memory leading up to exams. Here's how to optimize your study environment.
Think taking notes aren't THAT important? Think again! Effective note taking can significantly increase your marks. Here's how.
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