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4 important questions to ask yourself before joining a study group

There is no doubting the fact that studying in a group has benefits. However, working with other students might not always be the best study method. Studying with others, especially close friends, can sometimes be distracting rather than helpful. Studying with others can also be inefficient. If certain members of the group are less grounded [...]

ANSWERED: At what age should one start dating?

Hi Admin, I’m not interested in dating or anything because I’m only 15 and I have to study and stuff but a lot of my friends (younger) already have boyfriends and girlfriends. So what age it is that you’re meant to have a GF/BF? RESPONSE: One thing that’s remained true is that teen romantic relationships [...]

6 Things You’ll Really Miss About Secondary School

See, you’ve got to enjoy your secondary school days to the fullest while you’re still there. That’s because you’re likely to look back during adulthood and cherish the things you’re doing right now that seem dumb to you. From my experience, here's a list of things are most likely going to miss about secondary school [...]

Teacher’s Guide: Key Ways to Engage your Students

Disengaged students are unmotivated to complete their work, apathetic about learning outcomes, and resistant to participating in classwork. This behaviour can become contagious – threatening the classroom dynamics and undermining the positive community you’ve worked so hard to build with your students. The Glossary of Education Reform says this about engagement, “In education, student engagement refers to [...]

How to Beat Distractions and Stay Focused When Studying

Studying is actually hard when the you're unable to concentrate on what you're doing. Reading is likely to be difficult when you have a poor concentration. And sometimes, even if you manage to concentrate during the first hour of your studies, Your concentration can diminish over time. And fading concentration is very possible if you [...]

6 Foods With More Vitamin C Than Oranges

Chili Peppers A half-cup of chopped or diced chili peppers delivers 107.8 mg of vitamin C. Plus, researchers from the University of Buffalo found that capsaicin, the compound that makes chili peppers hot, may help relieve joint and muscle pain. Red Bell Pepper A cup of chopped red bell pepper contains nearly three times more [...]

Pressured For Sex? 10 Reasons Every Teenager Should Avoid Sex

True love waits. If a boy or girl truly loves you, they will want the best for you. They will not want you to suffer fear of disease, unwanted pregnancy and the psychological difficulties of premarital sex. They will want to experience love with you only in the very best place of all - the [...]

4 Signs You Should Not Study Abroad

Studying abroad seems to be most people’s dream, maybe yours too, but before you begin packing your bags, check out for the following four signs that may indicate an overseas experience is not for you. 1. You easily become homesick Certain individuals simply do not enjoy being far from home for long periods of time. [...]

How to Improve Your Memory While Studying

To remember something new, it must be clearly impressed in the brain. It requires time and effort to learn new concepts. To imprint new information into the brain, it’s important to schedule periodic study sessions and constantly review information in your mind. Here are some general principles of memory improvement: 1. Attention (Concentration) It requires [...]

SAGGING PANTS: The True Meaning Behind Wearing Your Pants on the Ground

Hey folks, let’s discuss this sagging thing. For your information (For those who don’t already know), the trend of sagging pants didn't start in the streets or with hip hop culture, this style of wearing pants with underwear exposed originated in the prisons of the US in the 1960s. Back then prisoners weren't allowed to [...]

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