Category: Studies

I Just Graduated. Should I Go for My Dream Job or Continue Studying?

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Hi Celes, I’ve enjoyed reading PE since my undergraduate days and your tips on becoming a dean’s lister helped me to get on that elusive list for 2 consecutive years! Many thanks 🙂 Now that I’ve graduated in July, I have two options:  My dream job which I’ve always wanted since university: great earning potential that...

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Exam Performance

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong. 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 than exam...

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...

Procrastinating on Studying? 5 Ready Tips To Overcome Procrastination

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This is a guest post by Daniel Wong. 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 due next...