The Skills You Need to Study Through Distance Learning

Distance learning is one option for getting your degree. This isn’t an option for everyone because they do not have the basic skills needed to study at home and on their own. I say this from experience. Before I decided that the Open University was for me, I had to go through all the pros and Read More …

9 Exam Study Supplies You Need to Make Your Student Life Easier

Exam time will be nearly here. You need to get yourself ready for your study sessions and the morning of your exam. I don’t want to take up a lot of your time with a blog post, so let’s get straight into these nine exam study supplies you need to make your life easier. A Read More …

What To Do When You Hate Your Course

You spent time choosing the perfect university course in the perfect city. At least you thought you had. Now you find you absolutely hate your course and want out. The degree isn’t everything you expected. The lecturers aren’t stimulating enough or don’t deliver the course material that well. You just don’t feel like you fit Read More …

6 Tips to Create an Exam Time Study Calendar

During your exam time, your study calendar will need to adapt. You likely won’t have as many lectures, so you have a little more free time in the home. That free time needs to be spent effectively. So you need a special exam time study calendar. You’ll want to create this fresh every year. Your Read More …

5 Reasons Your Study Time Is Running Away from You

Can you believe that it’s the middle of March already? Study time is running away from you and your exams will be here before you know it. Before I move on, let me just wish everyone a Happy Pi Day. So it’s not really a big thing in the UK, but here in Canada and Read More …

5 Best Student Planners for Freshers

As a fresher, you will be so used to your schools giving you planners and ways to help keep you on track for the week that there will be certain items overlooked when you start. I know that university will start in September, but there’s no time like the present to start getting everything in Read More …

5 Tips to Study While Raising a Family

Are you trying to study while raising a family? I did it and I have to say that it’s not easy. BUT that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. With the right schedule and the right frame of mind, you can juggle all the plates that you have. There’s no need to sacrifice time with anyone or Read More …

5 Tips for First-Year Students to Manage Their Time

As a first-year student (a Fresher), you will need to change your mindset. Going to university is very different to high school and college. You will be expected to do far more studying on your own and manage your time well to get through the year. This is often considered a throw-away year. You just Read More …

Could the Pomodoro Technique Help You Create More Time to Study?

If you haven’t heard of the Pomodoro technique, this is a method that many work at home moms and dads opt for. I’ve used it in the past and now I use a version of it. Honestly, I wish it was something that I had when I was a student. I did a version of Read More …

5 Tips to Salvage Your Fresher Year When You’ve Partied Way Too Much

You’ll have returned to university by now after the Christmas break. You’ve either had your mid-year exams or they’re coming up very soon, and now it’s clear that you’ve partied way too much in the first three months of your Fresher year! Don’t panic just yet! This isn’t the end of the world. The great Read More …