7 Mind Boggling Brain Teasers

I love a good brain teaser! For some reason I get HIGHLY competitive when trying to solve them in a group and it’s such an awesome feeling when you’re the first one to get it right. It’s the little things that make me happy. 🙂 So, here are 7 of my favourite brain teasers to…

30 things to do in a 5 minute study break

During my studies these past few days I have been using the incredible Pomodoro Technique with a clever app on my phone (BeFocused – focus timer and goal tracker) to keep track of my study. However, I often reach my 5 minute break and just sit and stare at the wall, or check Facebook AGAIN.…

8 Things I ALWAYS Bring to an Exam

In the next three days I have 4 major pieces of assessment (2 exams, a design project and a practical). Yay! Better yet, last Friday (two days ago) I had yet another exam which I spent most of my week studying for – leaving me behind on my 4 upcoming assessment pieces. YAY! While sitting the Friday exam…

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting University

  Transitioning from high school to university is a challenge. It’s exciting, intimidating, and very different to the environment taught in high school. Young people are being pressured as early as Grade 7 to decide their higher education pathway and future careers. Careers that just might be over-crowded, unavailable, outsourced, redundant, or performed by machines…

Checklist for a Successful Day of Study

Exams are approaching – so I thought it a fitting time to share my personal study tips and discuss the crazy things students do to learn new things. So, here is my checklist for a successful day of cramming. Make your bed. You’ll thank me at the end of a hard day of study when you…