Career Options After Class 12th

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth.” —- The road not taken This poem by Robert Frost best describes the dilemma of a student who just completed the 12th boards and is waiting for the ISC results, CBSE results or for the other State board results. Choosing that best suitable option from innumerous options is really not a piece of…

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Tips to help achieve your study goals

STUDYING can be difficult, even for avid students. It often involves a lot of reading, making notes and calculations. But, sitting at a desk for hours on end is not always the most productive method to study. It is important consider the long term and short term goals, how to achieve them and personal learning styles. Making and getting the most out of study is important and whatdegreewhichuniversity.com says students should learn towards the goal they have in mind. The website said goals should be based on the student’s  ideals no matter…

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The 6 WORST Ways to Study for Tests

Most of us don’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about our study habits or lack thereof until a low score on a critical exam knocks us into reality or a threatening “thou will not pass unless” warning shocks us straight. We turn over the bad grade or obsess about the warning for days and weeks on end, all the while trying to make sense of the very blurry lines between outright procrastination and our potential. I want to say here that stellar grades and A1 test scores are not the…

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Expert’s exam study tips for matrics

An education expert has given some helpful tips on how Grade 12s can prepare for the crucial papers. The June and trial exam marks play a huge role in pupils’ applications for tertiary studies. Nola Payne, with the Independent Institute for Education, has encouraged matrics to turn social media off while burning the midnight oil. It’s also out with the clutter. “Something to consider using is the Pomodoro technique. You can use an egg timer. You set it for 25 minutes, working flat-out for that period of time until the buzzer…

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Advice Series: Students Share Study Tips

For this installment of our summer advice series for incoming freshmen, Meredith students share their study tips. “Find a spot where you can focus. There are so many places where students can go on campus to do homework or study. I’ve studied in the dining hall, classrooms, and the library. Students can reserve rooms in the library for study groups if that’s helpful. Finding a place to study is important so you can make sure you are able to focus and succeed academically. —Kaitlin Toxey, ’18, a Psychology and Communication major from Raleigh,…

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Japan’s School System Is More Equitable—and Less Costly

KAWAMATA, Japan—In many countries, the United States included, students’ economic backgrounds often determine the quality of the education they receive. Richer students tend to go to schools funded by high property taxes, with top-notch facilities and staff that help them succeed. In districts where poorer students live, students often get shoddy facilities, out-of-date textbooks, and fewer guidance counselors. Not in Japan. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a group of 35 wealthy countries, Japan ranks highly among its peers in providing its rich and poor students with…

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CAT 2017 notification: Exam on November 26, apply from August 9

IIM Lucknow has announced Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 will be conducted on November 26, 2017 in two sessions. Aspiring management students can apply from August 9, 2017. CAT is held for admissions into the prestigious IIMs and other management schools. The last date to submit the duly filled form is by September 20. The candidates can check detailed notification at iimcat.ac.in. The exam will be conducted in test centres spread across approximately 140 Test Cities. A maximum of four test centres can be selected in order of preference. The…

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PSEB 10th supplementary results 2017 declared at pseb.ac.in

10th supplementary results 2017: The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has announced the results of the class 10 matriculation supplementary exams on July 29 at pseb.ac.in and indiaresults.com. Students who have appeared for the exams in June can check their results from the official website. About 82086 candidates appeared for the exam of which 37,491 have passed taking the pass percentage at 45.67 per cent. PSEB 10th results 2017, here’s how to check Step 1: Go to the official website for PSEB (pseb.ac.in). Step 2: Click on the link for the…

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GSEB SSC, HSC Purak exam results 2017 announced at gseb.org

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) has released the HSC and SSC result of Purak Pariksha (supplementary exam) at gseb.org. The Gujarat Board had conducted the exam in July. As per the notification on the official website, 80,600 students were registered for SSC Purak examination out of which only 46,171 appeared. About 13,520 passed the exam taking the pass percentage to 27.7 per cent. In the HSC Purak Pariksha , 42,721 students were registered in the Science stream and a total of 39,423 students have appeared in the…

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Manipur HSLC class 10 compartment exam result 2017 declared at bsem.nic.in

The Board of Secondary Education of Manipur has announced the results for the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) compartmental examination 2017. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check their result from the official website. The Board had conducted the main HSLC class 10 exams from March 17 to April 4, 2017. About 35,000 students appeared for the Class 10 Board exams last year for which the overall pass percentage was at 61.52.  The results were declared on June 3, 2017 and the top positions were secured by Imphal girls…

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