5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Exam Performance

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. In this survey of more than 1300 participants, 96% said they feel anxious about exams. This high percentage isn’t surprising, but it still raises questions about whether the education system is overly competitive and stressful. I firmly believe that education should be about much more...

How Students Can Overcome Their Fear Of Failure

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. “Put your notes away. It’s time to take the test,” says your teacher. You feel paralyzed by fear. Your stomach tightens. Your palms get sweaty. As your teacher places the test paper on your table, your mind goes blank. Sound familiar? Through my work, I’ve...

6 Things You Learned in School that Don’t Apply in the Real World

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. If you’re a student, do you ever feel like what you’re learning in school isn’t relevant to the “real world”? Or if you’ve already completed your formal education, did you have to unlearn some things from school in order to adapt to life after school?...

Procrastinating on Studying? 5 Ready Tips To Overcome Procrastination

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong of Living Large. How would you answer this question: “When are you going to do your Social Studies assignment that’s due next week?” I’m pretty sure your answer isn’t “right now.” It’s more likely that your answer is “maybe tomorrow.” Why complete the assignment today when it’s only...