What to expect on your first day in university

The first day at university can be daunting for any student, and one thing you should expect is chaos. Between finding your classes, trying to take shorthand notes & book references, you might go a little bit crazy.. But there is hope! Try to walk around campus a few days before school starts and find out where your classrooms are located. It will save you from arriving 15 minutes late for your classes, which irritates some...

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8 tricks to shorten your daily routine

Being a student can mean that you are in a rush most days to get to your early-morning classes. Here are 8 tricks to shorten your daily routine. Don’t check your email or Facebook first thing in the morning as this will undoubtedly lead you off on some tangent that will consume 30 minutes of your day. Don’t turn on the TV while you’re getting ready as you’ll undoubtedly find yourself staring at it instead of...

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Change your life: Find yourself

We’ve come to the penultimate chapter in our life changing guide. Previously we discussed how to fix your social life. This may come off as extremely corny, however it isn’t but rather necessary to fulfil your journey of changing your life. Find yourself Determine what your opinions are on everything. Don’t know if there’s a God or not? Do some reading, formulate an opinion. You do the same process on major...

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Learn more while you sleep

Scientists have found that if you need to remember a bunch of information (say, for a big exam), do NOT study right up until time for the exam. Study at least 24 hours before, and sleep on it. They did a study at Harvard that proved this technique works. Participants were separated into three different groups after being shown images that they were told to memorize. One of the groups was tested on the memorization after 20...

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Change your life: Apperance & Hygiene

Welcome to Step 3 in the ‘Change your life in 10 Steps’ guide! Last time we gave some healthy eating advice in Step 2, and this time round we will be talking about Appearance and Hygiene. Appearance & Hygience Get a haircut that suits you. Bring a picture of what you want to show the barber/hairstylist. Fix your acne by changing your pillow cover often or sleeping on a towel. Don’t touch your face Use an abrasive...

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Change your life: Eating healthy

Welcome to step 2 in our ‘Change your life in 10 Steps’ guide! Last time we gave some great exercise advice in Step 1, and this time round we will be talking about Eating healthy. Exercise helps a great deal with changing your life, but by far the most significant thing you can do is to fix your diet: eat less and eat better. Step 2: Eating healthy Very simple. Want to be more muscular? Eat more in conjunction with a good...

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