The Perfectionist Student

Perfectionism: Should students keep it? Or lose it? A lot of people believe that perfectionists make the best students. Their drive, ambition and desire to achieve… surely this would make them excellent students!? Some Con’s Seldom feel good enough Accomplishments don’t feel like triumphs Can’t let go of problems...

How can you change your study habits?

How to change study habits

More than the theory of our subjects, and the technical details, ineffective study habits can keep students from succeeding. A lot of students need to change their study habits. I wrote an article recently on how studying is like going to gym. SO many students sent me messages saying...

Why studying is like going to gym

gym vs studying

Expectation? We sign up for studies for very similar reasons as the gym contract. We want to improve ourselves and our lives. We FULLY intend to stick to our commitment. THIS will be the year that we get ourselves healthy, and pass those exams. THIS is it. Everything changes...

“I’m not ready to do a question”

“I’m not Ready” “I’m not ready to do questions” “I’m not ready to write the exam” I hear this ALL the time Let’s talk about it Think on these things (As you listen to the video and read this. I want you to CONSCIOUSLY note the thoughts that run...

Accounting Study Coaching

Study Coaching

Two Weeks Free Study Coaching Course: Sign up here Accounting Study Coaching Pricing What do students say? Why Study Coaching? Have you ever: Heard about how important study and exam technique is, but haven’t got specifics of how to work on these? Spent more time revising your study plans...

“Right Now” Studying

Right Now studying

What’s “Right Now” studying? What are you able to do RIGHT NOW? What knowledge are you comfortable with RIGHT NOW!? Before any revision. Before any notes, material. What can you do RIGHT NOW?  If you’re able to get marks for topics, and you’re comfortable with the knowledge now, why...

Prep before your next Accounting Studies

Accounting Study Support

“What do I need to do to pass?” I get asked this ALL THE TIME. Here’s my answer. It’s your ‘mindset’. Yes, you know this. But do you know what ‘mindset’ actually is?! Hint: It’s not a few motivational posters and lots of ‘determination’. So, I created a course for...

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...

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