It is smart to tool up on skills and strategies that help you navigate your way through school. Toolbox has tips on how best to prepare for exams; how to ‘build' a good resumé for university applications; tips on success at interviews and how to get the best out of the long, school summer holidays.
How To Give A Good Presentation
To some people, presenting comes as second nature but for others, it’s a minefield
US Universities: Going Beyond The ‘Brand’. Think What Works For You
The grass can look so green elsewhere and for many UK teens today it certainly seems much greener on the other side of the pond
Revision Tips From Teens: Staying With The Program
So next up are Common Entrance, GSCEs, A levels and year-end exams for about everybody else. Revision programs are being planned out, perfected and colour coded
Are Teachers’ Pets Clever Clogs? The Pygmalion Effect
Most of us think that others can read our innate qualities at face value, that we don’t have to ‘sell’ ourselves or put ourselves too much ‘out there’ as this would be overdoing it
Why 20% of pupils make 80% of the noise in a classroom.
The Pareto Principle (as it has been labelled) was originally identified over a hundred years ago by the Italian economist, Vilfredo Pareto
The slippery slope that is intelligence and the IQ test to measure it
Getting good grades, generally being ‘good’ at things and being successful are by standard associated with a solid IQ
All that's needed is a sprinkling of luck. Is luck an actual thing?
Have you noticed how we wish people luck before an interview, an important exam or a sports match?