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In this episode, I am kicking off a six-part series on essay writing with a deep dive into the five essential requirements of a first class essay. I’ll break down the core elements that make an essay stand out, from constructing a logical argument to staying within the word count. Then, I’ll share the common

The 5 Simple Requirements of Every First Class Essay

In this episode, I dive into the transformative concept of productive struggle and how it can be a secret weapon for your academic success. I’ll demystify what productive struggle actually is, highlighting the difference between productive and unproductive struggle. Then, I’ll share 7 simple, practical strategies to help you navigate and embrace productive struggle, so

Productive Struggle: How to Embrace This Secret to Academic Success

In this reintroduction episode, I share my personal adult learning journey, detailing how I transformed from a struggling student to achieving a first-class degree. You'll hear about the bumps along the road, the lessons learned, and the strategies I developed that led me to now running my own business helping students worldwide as a study

My Adult Learning Journey: From Academic Failure to First-Class Degree

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In this episode, I am kicking off a six-part series on essay writing with a deep dive into the five essential requirements of a first class essay. I’ll break down the core elements that make an essay stand out, from constructing a logical argument to staying within the word count. Then, I’ll share the common

The 5 Simple Requirements of Every First Class Essay

In this episode, I dive into the transformative concept of productive struggle and how it can be a secret weapon for your academic success. I’ll demystify what productive struggle actually is, highlighting the difference between productive and unproductive struggle. Then, I’ll share 7 simple, practical strategies to help you navigate and embrace productive struggle, so

Productive Struggle: How to Embrace This Secret to Academic Success

In this reintroduction episode, I share my personal adult learning journey, detailing how I transformed from a struggling student to achieving a first-class degree. You'll hear about the bumps along the road, the lessons learned, and the strategies I developed that led me to now running my own business helping students worldwide as a study

My Adult Learning Journey: From Academic Failure to First-Class Degree

In this episode, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts of academic writing to help you write a great essay. We’ll start by highlighting seven common mistakes that lead to subpar essays – or what I refer to as shite essays. Because learning what NOT to do can really help you get clear on what you

7 Ways to Write a Sh*te Essay (And How to Write a Great Essay Instead)

If you've ever wondered how to graduate with dream grades, here’s your roadmap. Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed and stressed out on your academic journey? It's time to break free from that cycle. We'll explore the powerful concept that results are a product of behaviors, which are rooted in your identity. You’ll learn how

How to Become the Student Who Graduates With Their Dream Grades

Are you ready to embark on your best academic year ever? Getting ready for the new academic year is about more than buying new stationery and setting up your study space. It IS possible to take a few simple, intentional actions now to set the stage for an easier studying life AND epic grades. The

7 Essential Ways to Ensure This Is Your Best Academic Year Yet

Are you struggling to find your perfect study strategies? You’ve run out of ideas or you’re worried that your current study techniques just aren’t that efficient or effective. In this episode, we'll uncover the unique challenges adult learners face, such as time management amidst busy schedules and limited study time – and just why it’s

How to Find Your Perfect Study Strategies and Unleash Your Academic Potential

In this episode, we delve into how to bounce back from study disappointment. Whether your grades are really low or just not as high as you’d like, learn how to come back with a resilient mindset, turning setbacks into stepping stones towards the grades you really want.  Join us as we explore proven strategies to

Learning Mindset Mastery: How to Bounce Back From Study Disappointment

Last week (episode 148) we looked at her positive studying traits, so now we’re going to look at the reasons why Hermione Granger is NOT a great student. Some of her behaviours are OK at a certain dose but Hermione takes them to an unhelpful or unhealthy level. Then, some of her qualities are not

5 Reasons Why Hermione Granger Is Not a Great Student (Part 2)

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How to Build Unshakeable Studying Confidence in Just 5 Days

Learn 5 powerful strategies to build an unshakeable foundation of studying confidence.

Say goodbye to self-doubt and traumatic school memories getting in the way of you acing your learning as an adult.

And instead say hello to studying with more motivation, positivity and ease so that you can graduate with the grades you want.

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