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Academics

50 articles
What is an alumni network and how can I benefit from one?

They may not know it but anyone who has ever studied anywhere is an alum. You don’t even have to hav... Read more

5 simple study habits for exam success

Exams are a necessary part of every academic journey. And while they’re something most students feel... Read more

How to hone your entrepreneurial skills in high school

If you’re already thinking about the wider world beyond high school, that’s great! There’s no better... Read more

4 tips that take the stress out of exam season

We all know how stressful exam season can be. We have so much to think about and do that we often ma... Read more

The benefits of co-curricular activities in high school

We get it – high school can be tough. Maybe you’re busy getting ahead, or maybe you’re busy just try... Read more

The importance of experiential education

What is experiential education? Experiential education is an ideal learning model that allows for d... Read more

What really matters during the university admissions process?

As you reach the end of your high school career, the reality of university, admissions and exams can... Read more

High school literature that taught us important lessons

While it might not always seem like it – particularly not on a slow Monday morning in your English l... Read more

How to match your learning style to your study technique

No two learners are the same. While some students might struggle to study in solitude, others might ... Read more

How you grow when surrounded by success-orientated people

When it comes to personal growth, whether academically or personally, moving ahead is all about crea... Read more

Our 12 favorite songs to study with

One of the most universal truths about attending school is that you'll need to learn how to study an... Read more

The big debate: IB vs A-Levels

One of the most important decisions a student can make during their final years at school is which a... Read more