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Succeeding in University: Defining Your Plan and What Matters to You

June 13, 2020 - Succeeding in University Part 2: Defining Your Plan and What Matters to You Succeeding in university is rather like succeeding in life. It’s really much more about you than it is about the university. So the most important place to start is to cons ...

How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Really Need

May 29, 2020 - A lot of people don’t know how to sleep properly, why to sleep, and sadly, how many hours of sleep their bodies really need. The body and mind work throughout the day and deserves a very good number of quality sleep by night. Before we talk no how ...

Brain Plasticity: How Your Brain Changes With Learning and Experience

May 14, 2020 - Overview In this article, you will learn about brain plasticity. Neuroplasticity, as it is otherwise called, is the ability of the brain to change throughout life as a result of learning and experience. Pause and Think: “How did you become so ...

How Your Brain Switches Between Two Modes When You Think

May 6, 2020 - Overview In this article, you will learn about the two different types of thinking processes or modes the brain switches between – the focused and diffuse modes – and how the brain uses these modes to think and learn. Pause and Think ...

How to Organize an Effective Self-Education Programme

April 29, 2020 - Article Overview In this article, you will learn about the pros and cons of self-education programmes. You will also learn how to develop one for yourself that will promote in-depth learning. Pause and Think: “So much to learn, but I don’ ...

How to Acquire Soft Skills and Their Importance in the Labour Market

April 24, 2020 - Soft skills are part of the most important things in life, this makes employers look out for it in individuals that seek jobs. You must have heard about soft skills or maybe not. It was introduced in a blog post in the personal development series, re ...

How To Improve Your Mental Health During The Coronavirus Pandemic

April 24, 2020 - In order to preserve our physical health from COVID-19, the federal government issued a “stay home” order but they failed to take our mental health into cognizance. It’s absolutely no one’s fault, that’s the best possible approach they ...

12 Helpful Tips for Reading a Mathematics Textbook Effectively

April 16, 2020 - Reading a mathematics textbook is important for succeeding academically in many science-related fields, and this is also true in your mathematics classes. However, reading mathematics is different from other types of reading. How to Effectively Read ...

After University Education, What Next?

April 16, 2020 - After University Education, What Next? The question of what next after university education is often asked by guardians, fresh university graduates, friends, well-wishers, and even University graduates themselves. While some have it all figured out, ...

How to Win An International Scholarship: Things to Know

April 6, 2020 - How to Win An International Scholarship Everyone wants to get a scholarship to study while the majority don’t know how to go about it. Don’t worry, this is a step by step guide on how to land one if not multiple. Scholarship is a financial aid gi ...