10 Benefits of studying in a group

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Many students ask me whether they should work in groups when preparing for tests or exams.  My response is yes and that there are at least 10 benefits of studying in a group if planned at the outset.  Such sessions can be really useful if prepared for and done well.  […]

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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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