Does procrastinating affect your studying?

Studying later

I’ve surveyed students about the things that affects their studying. Here are the results for how students feel about procrastination: “Not an issue at all” Not an issue at all 5% “It worries me a little” 16% “It worries me closer to exams” 16% “It totally stresses me out”...

CTA Auditing Supp Course 2019

CTA Auditing Supp Course 2019

Need desperate help for your February 2019 Auditing Supplementary exam? Submit Two Mock Tests Get Exam Technique and mark gathering feedback from me R700 Email me: yventer21@gmail.com Days to register for the Full Supp Course (24 Jan 2019): 00Days 00Hours 00Minutes 00Seconds Testimonial – Jan 2019 AUE Supp Course...

You can’t do CTA again, what now?

You can't do CTA again, what now?

UNISA’s CTA ‘Three attempts’ rule UNISA’s 2019 CTA information UNISA – Repeating CTA Note: Point 1 in the link above states “In terms of the academic progression rules there is no so-called revert-and-repeat option” 2018 is the first year that UNISA has instituted the ‘CTA Three Attempts’ rule, you’re...

Exam Technique – Writing exams

Exam Technique – Writing exams

What is exam technique? Your exam is a game, learn to play it Why do I say this? You have very limited time to write your exam You get a question you’e never seen You have to ‘gather’ as many marks as possible in a limited time You have...

How to stop screwing yourself over?

How to stop screwing yourself over?

“Adulting”… Am I right?! We all know the exhaustion we feel about EVERYTHING that’s going on in our lives… and if you’re a student… that’s just ONE more BIG thing to ‘adult’.  SO SO MANY student queries I have dealt with over the years I’ve lectured (and my own...

Failure is a skill you need to learn

Failure is a skill you need to learn

Winning = Failing forwards The higher the level you study at, the harder the work, the more likely you may fail something. Learning how to deal with that failure is not easy. For those who are doing, or may do CTA… watch this video about how I felt as...

My ‘old fears’ and new thoughts might help you

My 'old fears' and new thoughts might help you

Why should you care about MY thoughts? A lot of Accounting students I’ve dealt with over the years have voiced similar thoughts and feelings to those I’ve had (I’ve spent a LOT of time with UNISA BCompt and UNISA CTA students!). I want people to think about the pressure...

Your basic Accounting knowledge should be like making coffee

Your basic Accounting knowledge should be like making coffee

I’ve lectured accounting students for years, and I feel that students don’t REALLY understand their basic Accounting knowledge. Do accounting students know their ‘basics’? EVERY SINGLE Accounting lecturer I’ve ever spoken to (from first year to CTA) says that students generally fail because their basic knowledge isn’t great. I’d...

My Chartered Accountant qualification journey

My Chartered Accountant qualification journey

Why am I sharing this? I’m sharing my Chartered Accountant qualification journey for accounting students who need to know that their journey won’t be ideal. Students studying towards a professional qualification face a lot of challenges. Passing exams make up some of these challenges, but the mental challenges, self-doubt...

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