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12 Tips For A Stress-Free Start To Year 7

By Mona Pradella on Jan 23, 2017 in Primary education, Students, Study, high school [fa icon="comment"] 2

Starting high school comes with a number of mixed feelings. It’s an exciting time. So much is changing and you’re about to start a whole new set of subjects, meet new people, create new friendships and take on new challenges. While all this change is exhilarating, the fear of the unknown can also be a daunting prospect. You’re about to be a small fish in a big pond again.

So here are some tips to make sure you get off on the right foot next year.  

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Study Inspiration: The Best Study Spaces in all Shapes and Sizes

By Caroline Halliday on Jan 10, 2017 in Study

Scientists have proven that one of the most effective ways to remember what you’ve learnt, is to return to the place you learnt it. As most students spend a large time of their study outside the classroom, it’s important to create a consistent study space. Naturally, you’re more likely to want to spend time there if it reflects your personality and style.

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YourTutor founder honoured as one of the most influential leaders in Australian education

By Sophia Gardner on Dec 7, 2016 in Educators, Education

It’s no secret that Jack Goodman is the beating heart of our organisation, so we are thrilled that he was named one of the 40 most influential people in The Educator magazine’s ‘Hot List’ for 2016.

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News: YourTutor partner Unis leading equity and opportunity growth in Higher Ed

By Mona Pradella on Nov 25, 2016 in Tertiary education, Education, Equality, events

Last week, the Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards 2016 honoured seven of Australia’s leading universities for their achievements in the sector, at a gala event in Melbourne.

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Term 4 Tips: Give Yourself A Head-Start On 2017

By Evelyn Levisohn on Nov 7, 2016 in Students, Study

Even though Term 4 can sometimes just feel like a long, slow crawl towards the summer holidays, it’s actually a great time to ramp up your efforts, boost your mark average for the year and prepare yourself to have the best year ever.

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EARCOS 2016 Learnings: 3 Simple Steps To Open Your Mind To Change

By Jack Goodman on Oct 31, 2016 in Educators, Students, Learning trends, Technology, Education, Learning

Day three of the EARCOS Leadership Conference* and it’s time for some reflection on what I’ve seen, heard and learned.

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Homework vs Study: Everything You Need To Know

By Fiach Smyth on Oct 28, 2016 in Students, Homework, Study

 

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7 Easy Ways To Beat Procrastination

By Guest Writer Vanessa Aitken on Oct 21, 2016 in Students, Study, Exams, Health and Wellbeing [fa icon="comment"] 1

Aaah, procrastination.

It's come to visit you yet again.

You're not alone, and you're in good company (as I write this article I can think of many other exciting things to do like eat a biscuit, check my emails, look at Insta, streamline my computer files, tidy my desk even).  

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How To Study: A Guide For HSC Students

By Sarah Crossing on Oct 1, 2016 in Students, Study, HSC

Believe it or not, there’s more to “studying” than just reading and highlighting some stuff. Here are your top tips from A++ students and us here at YourTutor.

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3 Ways To Start Your Term 4 Exam Preparation Now

By Fiach Smyth on Sep 12, 2016 in Students, Study, Exams [fa icon="comment"] 2

Whatever grade you are in, at some point in in Term 4 you are going to sit your end-of-year exams, and the school holidays are the perfect time to start getting prepared so that you're feeling confident and organised.

Here are three things you should be doing right now to get on top of your Term 4 exam prep.

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