I recently overheard a year 12 student say to her friend:
“I can’t be bothered studying English … I can’t be bothered studying maths or biology … I’ll just sit here and do nothing.”
I suspect that this student was feeling overwhelmed by everything she had to do.
And we all know […]
Last year I found myself in a rut. Like a student who leaves studying for an exam until the very last minute, I’d been avoiding a major project.
The logical, rational part of my brain kept saying:
“Just break it down. Write one measly sentence … if that’s too much, just write one word! Just […]
How often do you underestimate the amount of time an assignment will take?
Do you feel like you need to be driven by a frenzied panic to get your work done?
There is a better way.
If you’ve had enough of pulling all-nighters, then it’s time to learn how to create […]
When you don’t understand something or feel confused as you study, what do you do?
A. Consider dropping the subject
B. Say to yourself, “You’re stupid!”
C. Procrastinate by going to the fridge to get a snack
D. Embrace the pain and keep going
Most of us do A, B and/or C: we give up far too easily.