The later years of high school, and in particular Year 12, can seem daunting. When confronted with the increasingly high-stakes environment that is the NSW HSC, it can be tempting to take the common approach of trying to cut out everything aside except study – supposedly, to achieve better results. The thing is, though, the […]

 Taking notes has long been a part of the learning and revision process for high school students (as well as a vital tool at university and beyond) and rightly so. Learning to accurately transcribe information, as well as absorb that information, is essential to learn something new or revise something you already know. There are, […]

 It’s pretty widely accepted that when studying maths or one of the sciences, past papers are a great way to prepare for exams. The intuition is pretty simple – practice what you’re going to have to do, and you’ll be better prepared! This is definitely true, but there’s more to it than that. To utilise past […]

A key factor in how productive you are when you study is how you set up your study environment. Though it might seem superficial, where you study very much affects how you study, as well as your state of mind when you do so. Studying is tough. Simply because of the way that we irrationally […]