It’s one thing to know you need to use certain study strategies and techniques (e.g. create mind maps, break your work down into small chunks and review your notes regularly). But knowledge of these strategies is only the starting point.
Next you have to apply these strategies. You need to build these […]
We live in a world where comfort is king. A world where we think pain is bad. Pleasure is good.
Following this logic, we should avoid pain and pursue pleasure at all costs.
But is this the recipe for academic and life success?
Surely life can’t be all ponies, kittens and rainbows all […]
Who needs books when you can jump on YouTube, kick your feet up and rest your eyes, right?
I get it. I’ve been there. I used to be repulsed by sight of books and libraries. Silent reading time? No thanks. That bookworm on all those library posters? A little creepy. The school librarians? […]
What’s a study strategy you can’t live without?
For me, it’s mind mapping (i.e., visual note taking).
Mind mapping helped me go from getting 1 out of 20 on my first test at university to completing degrees in Law and Psychology. It helped me get a PhD scholarship and complete my doctoral thesis.
Whenever I felt overwhelmed or didn’t understand […]