My secret about studying Biology Most students find Biology interesting. It’s easy to relate to our lives and learn more about our planet or how our bodies work. The problem with Biology, I find, is the vocabulary. Students tend to struggle with biological terms, which often discourages them from reading the textbooks and studying. How [...]
Having a balanced diet is always important but particularly during stressful and demanding times. It is not only about feeding your brain but more broadly about feeling healthy and positive. Below we cite an article which appeared in The Guardian during the exam period [source] Brigid McKevith, nutrition scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation, [...]
Last week we wrote about useful applications for your revision for Standard Grade and Higher Biology exams. I hope you found some of them useful and today I’d like to share some apps with those of you who are sitting your Chemistry exams this year, if you’d like to have a look. 1. iElements This simple applications provides a [...]
Below we present a list of tried and tested learning techniques, based on research carried out at the Queen’s University in Ontario Canada. Here is a list of ways you can use variety in getting new material: Play to your strengths in terms of how you process information. Some people tend to visualise, other [...]
This simple video gives you 3 key ingredients to success in Maths and Physics. Do you agree with those tips? Are you going to use them in your revision and exams?
Planning your revision may seem daunting The sooner you get on it the better, trust us! With the new SQA iPhone app planning your revision takes seconds: all you need to do is download the app and add your subject. Then schedule how much time you’d like to spend studying each subject. Our top tip [...]
Learn on the go! There area so many useful applications and tools out there that will help you with your revision and to prepare for your science exams. Why not have a look at the selection of FREE iPod apps below and browse through them when you’re on the bus, or listen to podcasts when [...]
Train your brain Some people think they have worse memory than others. While there may be some truth in it, it is also widely known that your brain is much more capable than you think. Here are some tips on how to train your brain to get better at memorizing: Decide to remember. Take regular [...]