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Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Mostly Advantageous With High School starting to pick up after the first month and midterm season starting in most Post-Secondary institutions, it’s as good a time as any to start talking about tests. Love them or hate them, good test taker or otherwise, they’re a large part of the marking scheme for students in their later…

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12 Oct Posted by in Education, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on 10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

Transitioning from high school into university can be daunting at first. A student has to deal with making new friends, learning to survive without their parents, the stress of an education system that demands more from them, the anxiety of the future and much more. So it isn’t too hard to believe that many students…

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22 Sep Posted by in Leadership and Skills Development, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

I remember how scary the first day of high school was. High school was different than my first days at other schools. There were lots of other new kids but the school was also so much bigger, and the students seemed so much older! It was all very intimidating. On top of that, I felt…

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01 Mar Posted by in Fun Activities, Leadership and Skills Development, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Although the idea of reading for fun may cause some people to laugh aloud and exclaim “in what world is reading fun?”, for many people reading is actually considered to be a very enjoyable and relaxing activity.  If you have not found reading to be an enjoyable activity in the past, that doesn’t mean that…

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01 Oct Posted by in Education, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

It is that time of year again: students all across the continent are going back to school! Some students look forward to returning to the school routine, while other students dread it; in either case, it is always best to be as prepared as you can be, both mentally and physically. Here are some things…

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09 Sep Posted by in Career Development, Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Leadership and Skills Development, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

Many students across North America are starting to realize that it takes more than just good grades in high school to be successful after high school. Extracurricular activities are almost necessary nowadays when it comes to being accepted into colleges, and knowing important skills and facts that school cannot necessarily teach you is essential to…

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18 Aug Posted by in Parenting, Study Tips and Strategies, Test Preparation, Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Guide to Essay Writing

A Guide to Essay Writing

A Guide to Essay Writing

Recently, SchoolTutoring Academy published a blog entitled, “4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Problem Solving Mastery”. This blog offered a generalized approach for all types of problems, including the problems that occur while writing essays. I encourage you to check out that blog (here’s the link to it: http://schooltutoring.com/blog/4-simple-steps-to-increase-your-problem-solving-mastery/) because it is a great place…

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28 Jul Posted by in Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Fun Activities, Leadership and Skills Development, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Make the Most Out of Summer Vacation

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Vacation

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Vacation

Well folks, it’s finally here: SUMMER VACATION! A nice, long break from school during the warmest months of the year (in most areas of North America)… what could be better? You can spend your time doing whatever you want and there are endless possibilities as to what can be done, but at the end of…

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5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

It is not a far stretch to say that preparation for any test at school begins in the classroom. Any material that is covered in class could appear on a test, and the time spent with the material in class is practice for a test. There are many things you can do for yourself to…

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30 Jun Posted by in Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Why Research? It is difficult to write or present a convincing argument if adequate research to support your statement(s) has not been first completed. Using a variety of sources shows that the information being presented is accurate and therefore, is more trustworthy. Proper research can be a lot more complicated than it seems, though; there…

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