How do you feel about public speaking? Some love the idea of reaching out to an audience through their words and charisma, while others avoid it completely, dreading embarrassment. Regardless, what’s inevitable is that you’ll one day end up speaking in front of an audience. Perhaps it’s just for a class project, or as part of a campaign to raise awareness, or to present what you’ve learnt as an assignment.
If you’re having a long break, or if you’re in limbo while waiting for your exam results to be released, don’t just spend it on leisure activities. Balancing it out with self-improvement keeps your mind working. Here are a few things you can do that will potentially boost your university applications and push you ahead of the competition.
Want to study in the United States? Tertiary education comes with a hefty price, which is why many people focus on the value they will get when applying for a university. We’ve compiled a top 10 list of best value universities in terms of quality, net price and access for lower-income students.
Do you promise yourself a reward after finishing something? Maybe a slice of cake after completing an assignment, or an hour of video-watching after 30 minutes of studying. While giving yourself a reward is a good way to keep you motivated, being too dependent on extrinsic motivation can end up becoming harmful.
Video interviews are becoming increasingly common due to faster internet and better technology. You will be interviewed when you’re applying for a scholarship or a university, so having a clear idea on what you need to do is definitely a plus. Here’s a few things you need to know for a successful video interview.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, students are forced to learn from home to ensure their safety. It’s a completely different environment tied to different circumstances compared to learning in school. Some students find it difficult to focus and become demotivated or uninterested, leading them to fall behind in their studies. Who could pay attention to your teacher, if your brother is in the same room, listening to music?
Studying abroad provides a new avenue for opportunities and learning, and becoming an international student isn’t simple. Some students ask, when do I apply? There’s no date or deadline we can give you, as it depends on the institutions and countries you want to go to, but we can tell you when you should start preparing, and that time is now.
Have you decided on where to go after secondary school? Tertiary education is a path in life where people face huge changes and challenges; where you receive an education plays a huge part in your growth. Quality education means in-depth courses, good educators and good facilities. What should you do if you want to get into a top university? Here are 7 tips for you.
There’s no harm in applying for a scholarship. Students only miss out in opportunities they don’t take. Although it may seem tough and competitive, you should keep on working hard and persevere to get yourself into the university you’ve always dreamed of.
‘What do you want to study in university?’ is a question often thrown at students completing their secondary education or pre-U. While some already do have a clear idea of what they want to pursue, there are still plenty of students who find making that choice overwhelming. One of the greater fears a student has is finding out they were studying in the wrong course all along.