Archive for December, 2012

10 Ways to Spot a Fake Friend


We must be careful and diligent in choosing our friends. The most important factor is trustworthiness, and when you find your trust was misplaced, the consequences can range from disappointment to disaster and can be heart-breaking. Awhile back a long-time friend revealed a hidden hostility and envy of my success. As always, my intuition had […]

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The 5 W’s of Life


When I was in grade 3, I learned a technique of journalistic writing using the 5W’s + H. Asking “WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHY, WHEN and HOW” was a formula we used to map out all of the details to get a complete story. By asking each of those questions we were able to reveal the […]

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Test Taking Tips


Read the directions carefully. Pay close attention to whether you are supposed to answer all the essays or only a specified amount (e.g. “Answer 2 out of the 3 questions). Make sure that you understand what the question is asking you. If you’re not, ask your instructor. Make sure that you write down everything that […]

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How to Study and pass your exams


Students with better study methods and strategies score higher on their exams. Everyone is different. Different methods work for different people; the following are only suggestions on improving upon your current studying techniques. It is best to review the material right after class when it’s still fresh in your memory. Don’t try to do all […]

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