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tips for exam preparation

9 AprSteps of a Fast Learning Curve

Category : Academic

The more time you spend in learning something new, the better you get at it. Though this is synonymous to ‘practice makes one perfect,’ the undermining difference is the fact that no skill is same or gaining expertise of an assortment of subject matter is never alike. Hence, determining the speed with which one gains mastery over the subject in the form of a learning curve is a topic of concern, especially more so when you are a student.

tips for exam preparation

10 JanSteps to overcome the exam fever

Category : Academic

The excitement and apprehension one has right when the finals are just around the corner is an exhilarating experience. It varies from student to student as perceptions differ. Students either look forward to it or are nervous until the moment they receive the question paper. So how could one tackle the exam fever or the few weeks until the great D-day? While it all narrows down to channelizing one’s thought process and energy involved in the exam preparation process; acknowledging the fear of exams and adopting the right techniques to overcome it will prove beneficial in the long run.

Mathemagician

12 DecThe Man who truly knew infinity

Category : Academic

National Mathematics Day, the birth anniversary of the great Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan is the time revered by ‘pure mathematicians’ from around the world. For India, the country that witnessed the geniuses of Baudhayana, Katyayani, Pingala, and Panini before the Common Era, and the likes of Srinivasa Ramanujan in the late 19th century is a different story. The enigma that is Srinivasa Ramanujan is celebrated with Math fests and quizzes in schools and colleges. For he was the man who knew prime number theorems, elliptic integrals, and even the black holes.

Improve Note - Taking

5 DecTips to Improve Note - Taking

Category : Academic

Transitioning from school to college inspires feelings of mixed emotions like fear, unbridled excitement, nervous apprehension, elation, and so on. One of the daunting challenges of acclimating to this huge shift in education is note-taking during lectures which is a completely different culture in lieu of schools. Though note-taking is the norm of college students and some of the school students, it is only effective when you can reflect on it. It also involves researching and comparing information from different books to complement with the long hours of lectures for academic success.

Post-Graduation in Commerce

3 DecUnderstanding the nitty-gritty of pursuing Post-Graduation in Commerce

Category : Academic

The Silicon City of India is the home of versatile cultures persuading aspiring students and ambitious individuals to consider it as their destination for higher education. The opportunities the city has to offer are not limited to the IT sector. In fact, there are numerous UG and PG Colleges in Bangalore that offer a wide range of UG and post-graduation courses that one can pursue based on the field of their interest. But before persuading a suitable career choice, making an informed decision about the PG course you wish to pursue is the primary step.

National Education Day

3 NovNational Education Day

Category : Academic

It has been more than seven decades and independent India has seen innumerable trained and passionate professionals emerge from various fields of education. For a nation that was just recovering from a former colonial system, a man of great intellect and vision brought in focus for its education sector. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Minister of Education appointed under Independent India, and a nationalist, was known for his sizable contribution to the nation’s social, economic, educational progress. It is indeed apt for us to celebrate his birthday – November 11th - as our ‘National Education Day.’

college awesome

16 OctWhat makes a college awesome?

Category : Academic

Every new PU student steps into college anticipating a great college experience, no doubt. The popular notion is that the course one chooses is what makes college interesting, but if you ask any college-goer, studies usually rank lower in their opinion. A great many also say that though the course is important, a student is mostly nurtured by the environment he/she studies in. Whatever course you take up, your social surrounding makes the greater difference in your enjoying a wholesome college life. This social surrounding includes everything that the college offers: the faculty, activities, resources, peer group, and other exposure.

Literacy

7 SepLiteracy is a right, not a privilege (World Literacy Day - 2018)

Category : Academic

While most of us can read and write, we tend to take this aspect of "human rights" for granted. It is still an undiscovered place for many, therefore it is still a journey to be completed. Literacy is not limited to reading, writing, and numeracy skills anymore but is now seen as a process of lifelong development to achieve dignity and a decent livelihood. On September 8th, 2018 the globe commemorates the 52nd International Literacy Day. It was first declared and observed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1966.

 College Life

22 AugA Good College Life

Category : Academic

Every new PU student steps into college anticipating a great college experience, no doubt. The popular notion is that the course one chooses is what makes college interesting, but if you ask any college-goer, studies usually rank lower in their opinion. A great many also say that though the course is important, a student is mostly nurtured by the environment he/she studies in. Whatever course you take up, your social surrounding makes the greater difference in your enjoying a wholesome college life. This social surrounding includes everything that the college offers: the faculty, activities, resources, peer group, and other exposure.

transition from school to pre-university

2 MayTips that effectively help students during the transition from school to pre-university

Category : Academic

The transition from school to pre-university plays an important role in a student’s life. Every student wishes to have a successful transition from school to university as it is crucial for their academic success. However, this phase is never smooth as they miss many things they were familiar with, in school. University is a place where students are no longer spoon-fed by teachers but are left to take on the responsibility of studying and completing assignments on their own. The university culture differs from that of high school. Hence, students need to take appropriate steps in order to make a smooth and successful transition.