There are a lot of great options for tertiary school here in New Zealand. However, there is much less information about going to America for university, so here are some tips to help you out. Location One of the most daunting tasks is sifting through the vast amount of universities in America. Firstly, sit down and think about where you want to live in America. … Continue reading University in America?
Mid-year examinations are coming up in a week. You’re probably feeling the pressure a bit, so we’re here to give you a few tips on how to thrive in the upcoming exams. The key is to know what you’re doing them for! Everybody should be studying differently depending on each of their own goals. Are you using the exams to test the efficiency of your … Continue reading Mastering mid year exams
18.03.13 This blog post gives you a few tips on how to manage your time effectively so you can do more of what you love. You’re probably feeling the pressure right now. You’ve got study and homework, sports practices, rehearsals and just a ton of other things going on. This is when time management becomes important. Imagine your perfect day (and plan towards it!) What would … Continue reading Time management (blog post)
17.03.13 For many of us, the countdown to the ball has officially begun! For girls it probably would have started several months go when the excitement of the holidays had vanished and it was time to return to school. For boys it will probably begin about a week before the ball when mum reminds you its time to get a haircut! Although the ball is … Continue reading Countdown to Ball!
15.03.13 Co-curricular is a huge part of student life, especially at Macleans. Your house leaders and form teachers have probably been repeating ‘Get involved’ more than enough times (in Snell anyway!) But sometimes, it’s good to step back and have a think about why we actually do them which may lead to how we choose which activities (and how many) to get involved in. Apart … Continue reading Co-curricular tips
26.09.12 Frank Zhou, one of the members of the Macleans News Committee and school Dux for 2013, was the recipient of 2 Top in the Worlds and 1 Top in New Zealand in his 2011 Cambridge exams. He now shares his tips on studying. Exams can be stressful. Some of us might be at the stage where we’re really starting to panic; we’ve realised that … Continue reading Study tips