Living in Dorms – 5 Tips to Survival

Holly Cunningham College Life

So you got your place in college and are all set to move to dorms. But do you know what to expect? It is always better to be prepared. Here’s how I managed the transition. Moving to college will be certainly a wild and exciting time but there are some things that you may not be expecting to happen in …

I Hate My College Course – Don’t Quit Yet!

Tara Cunningham College Life

You know you should have switched course when you had the opportunity but you didn’t. Now well into the first semester and it’s not the course you thought it was going to be. Here’s how to get on top of things. Why do you hate your course? Don’t be too quick to throw in the towel. Try to figure out …

How To Prepare My Child For College (Simple Beginners Guide)

Tara Cunningham College Life

My daughter has done her final exams and is set to go to college this fall. But am I ready and is she? We must not stand in our children’s way no matter how much we will miss them. In preparing a child for college ensure it’s a positive experience.  She has never lived away from home before and will …

Should I Study At Home Or Library (The Pros and Cons)

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In order for your exams to go well you need to have a dedicated space. This could be at home or in a library. There are pros and cons to both. Should I study at home or at the library? Studying at home is preferable but not always achievable. The library is also a good choice however it needs to …

How To Start Preparing For College (The Ultimate Beginners Guide)

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So you have your place in college but now comes the hard part for some. The move. If your college of choice is more than 40-50 miles away then you will have to consider moving out of home. This was the case for me. Here’s how I managed it. How do you prepare for college? By being organised and setting …

Post Exam Slump: Relight The Fire

Tara Cunningham College Life

Have you just finished some major exams and now find yourself in a bit of a slump? Don’t be too worried, this is a very normal phenomenon. My daughter hit an all time low, this is how we managed to lift her back up. Have you hit a post exam slump? Firstly you need to start thinking about you for …

How To Write A Study Plan: That Actually Works

Holly Cunningham College Life, High School

In order to study effectively there must be a plan in place. This is something that also needs to be learned. A good study plan will make the process more manageable. Here’s everything you need to know to get you on track. Writing a Study Plan starts with prioritizing your subjects. A new plan must be written every week. Try and …