Showing posts from July, 2021

How to Study Smarter, not Harder!

  Studying is absolutely necessary if you plan on succeeding in any educational environment! However, many of us never got a formal education on HOW to study! In fact, studying well and efficiently is an art all on its own! Many of us study so hard and curse the process the whole time, but it doesn't have to be like that! There are ways and best practices to follow to study smarter and not harder! These tips are so helpful you might (gasp) enjoy studying! The very first tip to start studying smarter, not harder, is to space out your studying! Cramming is often a default for many of us because procrastination did its damage and now we are stuck with far more studying than we can handle in a very short period of time. However, this is so counterproductive! Our brains can only absorb so much at once so you end up wasting a lot of time and forgetting information almost as soon as you review it! Instead of falling into this cycle, space out your studying and set times/days you will

Organization Tips for Students

 Let's face it: being a student in today's digital age is a lot of work!        It's easy to get lost in all of the assignments , tasks and projects while studying in any type of institution or even self-taught methods. Being organized and efficient in the way you study is key to keeping all of your learning on track! Apart from studying, keeping yourself organized can also feel like a full-time job!      The first tip cannot be stressed enough: Keep a planner ! Whether you prefer a digital one like Passion Planner or a paper one, keeping a planner will make a noticeable difference in your organization! Make sure your planner is always easily accessible so you can write things down as soon as you learn them like deadlines and class dates. You can keep lists of supplies you need, questions you may have, notes along the day and so much more! Make sure you go back to your planner often so you never feel lost in your weeks of learning!      The second tip is just as important

6 Ways to Maximize your Summer Break

  The sun is shining brighter and longer with the onset of summer in the northern hemisphere! This means that for those of you in high school or college, you probably have a well-deserved break from your school routine!  If you're reading this, we're guessing you're the type of individual that sees how bright your future is and are driven to make the most out of your summer breaks! You have about two months at your fingertips to get ahead of your peers and set yourself above the crowd! These tips are aimed at you and should help point you in the right direction. Get an internship!  Colleges (or future employers) love to see that you took the initiative and invested your valuable time in your own professional or creative development. Someone that chooses to jump at the opportunity to better themselves stands out when an employer is sifting through resumes ! Pick something in line with your ideal career path for an extra leg up in your dream industry. Attend a summer camp o