Soon to have your first day of college? Nothing to be afraid of, although it can be perceived as somewhat tantalizing at first it will become easier once you get a hold of it.
Don’t be afraid to ask when you do not know, we all need help every now and then. There are many myths about tutoring and hiring tutors which is why I think it is important to clear the myths and tell it like it is. This post will attempt to do just that, a starting point towards finding yourself a tutor.
We live in a day and age where we as human beings try to find out how we can maximize our learning capabilities in order to stay relevant on the market. At this very moment, there are thousands of ambitious minds surfing the web trying to find information on how to learn effectively. Continue reading
Today I want to speak to you about a topic that was discussed in a course I took this summer at Gothenburg University (GU). The lecturer, a professor emeritus by the name of Guy Heyden is somewhat of an embodiment of the generalist concept. He’s been active in more fields than I can pronounce, spanning everything from pathology, anthropology, histology, dentistry to sociology and oral health. Today’s article stems from the lectures that he delivered at GU a few weeks ago. Continue reading
As human beings we are constantly in one learning process after the other. One of the most active period of learning came during our early childhood. A child learns thousands of different concepts, impressions and words in a matter of months. To replicate that period of learning isn’t really possible. But what we can do is try to rekindle that thirst for knowledge as much as possible. If you want to learn and understand the learning process you have to be willing to buckle up and get down to business. Continue reading
I recently had an encounter with an old professor of mine. As an expert in Environmental Science she is always quick in to remind me to view the whole picture, never to look at a certain pollution as an endemic phenomenon but instead as intricate part in a bigger cycle.
Thus, she claimed that a student as brilliant as myself (her wording was a little different) would benefit more if I actually attended her classes (what an outrageous statement, don’t ya think?). She -much like most teachers- claimed that the best way to study is by engaging all senses into the process, the more the merrier.
Here’s where I disagree. Continue reading
I’m a huge optimist, there is no question of that, but despite this one has to acknowledge that sometimes there is no point in continuing…
You have to quit.
The problem is, how can you decide when to quit and when to continue?
Do you need personal life coaching? Well, I don’t think there’s a need to be coached when you can do it yourself! That’s why I will discuss two “bulletproof” ways of coaching yourself. Take them or leave them as you wish!
That’s a weird title, don’t you think? To be honest, I wouldn’t recommend you to smoke pot nor to multitask (although the former is much worse than multitasking). Let me tell you why I wrote such an obscure header. Continue reading