Students and experiencing the dip

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Many students actually experience ‘the dip‘ from time to time.  Parents will usually be the first to notice and won’t necessarily always be able to put their finger on exactly what is happening. So what is ‘the dip’? Usually students have the desire to want to do as well at […]

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Answering a question with a question

Have you ever come across the term ‘answering a question with a question?’ In my early days of academic life coaching I remember Leslie Josel, an academic coach herself based in the US, discuss this in a webinar I participated in.  This has stuck with me since that time and […]

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Top 10 tips for students starting a new school year

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Usually students start a new school year with the best intentions.  Ideally these are then continued and followed throughout the school year.  Here are my top 10 tips for students starting a new school year and getting off to the best possible start. Set goals – this helps a student to […]

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Back to School Preparation

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Sadly we know the summer holidays will not last forever.  Back to school preparation will shortly be upon us and here are some things to consider so everyone can start the new school year more prepared and organised. Make sure any holiday homework is completed It is important that students […]

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How to get started and on top of your holiday homework

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I know school has finished, or is just about over for the year for most students, and the last thing you probably want to think about right now is completing your holiday homework.  Let me tell you it is important to do, particularly for those in senior years at school, […]

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Learn why students can get stressed

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Why does it suddenly seem stressful in your household? Often parents notice changes but at are a loss to explain why their child: is getting stressed and overwhelmed; not achieving the grades they were before; or is having arguments with them about grades and homework. Does this sound like your […]

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