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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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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Skincare Tips for Men: How to Get Rid of Oily Skin, Acne and Pimples

I don’t know many men who are consciously worried about their skin, but I do know that earlier their mothers worried for them (more for their hair than skin) and now their girlfriends or wives. Most men don’t realise (and I do wish they did) that they need to look after themselves and groom well too. It’s not just women’s ‘thing to do’. I am appalled when I see men not worried about acne on their face or having oily skin. It’s worse if they suffer from bad body odour or dandruff and yet do very less…

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6 Tips To Make the Most Perfect Sandwich

Let us take a moment and thank a British aristocrat and a passionate gambler who has been credited for inventing one of the best comfort food of all times – the sandwich. Food historians claim that in 1762, during a 24-hour gambling bout, John Montagu, fourth Earl of Sandwich wanted his food to be prepared in such a way that it wouldn’t interfere with his game. In his excursions round the Europe, he had seen grilled pita breads and small canapes and sandwiches served by the Greeks and Turkish people…

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Keep these four tips in mind to manage eczema better in summer

Summer can be a tricky time for people who suffer from eczema or “atopic dermatitis,” as sunny weather can lead to major flare-ups due to sweating or photoallergic reactions. Specialists from the French Eczema Association (Association française de l’eczéma) have a few tips to help eczema sufferers through the summer months. Stay out of the sea when experiencing flare-ups “Salty seawater has multiple benefits for atopic skin, but each dip in the sea should be followed by a shower in clean water, careful drying and sunscreen application to hydrate skin,”…

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11 hygiene tips for women before going on a date

If you get drenched in rain, take a shower afterwards before getting ready for a date. This will help to prevent any possible infection, say experts. Aashmeen Munjal, beauty and make-up expert, and Ridhi Arya, Dermatologist, Me clinic, have shared tips on how to maintain hygiene during monsoon season: * Shower after shower: In case you get caught up and drenched in rain, always take a shower afterwards before getting all dolled up to prevent any possible infection and monsoon related diseases. * Hair: The season and the drizzle apart…

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8 helpful tips for getting a study scholarship

Winning a scholarship isn’t as hard as you might think, there are certain tips that can help you maximize the process and achieve your goal of winning a study scholarship. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 8 helpful tips for getting a study scholarship. Start Your Search As Soon As Possible When trying to get a study scholarship, you need to start your search as soon as possible because if you wait till the last minute you will miss half the deadlines. There are many scholarship schemes out…

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6 Tips That Will Help You Take The Best Food Photographs

Do you wonder how some people always manage to ace their food pictures and the ones you click, in contrast, look all dull and boring? Social media platforms are now overloaded with pictures of food that are beautiful, tasteful, enticing and sometime just plain gorgeous. Food photography is a skill that can be developed over a course time with the right knowledge and know-how. Because, if you are not tempted while looking at your own food pictures, then something must be wrong, right? It is essential to note that some of the…

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4 Tips to Keep In Mind If You’re Ordering Sushi for the First Time

If you have never eaten or experienced this 2000-year old Japanese delicacy before, it’s perfectly normal to be overwhelmed by the exquisite ingredients used for its preparation and presentation.The holistic experience of eating sushi is influenced not only by how it’s prepared, but also by how one eats it. Here are some basic things that you can keep in mind to thoroughly enjoy your first sushi escapade. 1. Learning the basics of Sushi Since fish is the core ingredient of this dish, a first-time sushi eater should ensure that it is not…

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