Some of us might be looking into universities right now be it local or overseas. One path worth considering is Japan!
In 2012, the MEXT program launched the Global 30 Project, where thirty of Japan’s most prestigious universities opened up degree programs taught entirely in English. So while this article is on how to get into the University of Tokyo, note that there are 29 other Japanese universities that offer different English degree programs that might be of your exact interest! On top of these 30 schools, there are also schools that have been offering programs in English for quite some time – including Sophia University (a Christian university) and Waseda University. You can search for the full list of English courses taught throughout Japan here.
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Ever clean a room and feel so accomplished thinking, “I’m never going to mess this up again” only to find yourself three days later in the same condition it used to be? Or got all your worksheets and files in order only for everything to be tossed into one big messy file by the end of the week? Yes, so much for organising everything. And the worst part, the worst part, is when your GC dies and you need to charge it for tomorrow’s Math exam…or you wanted to study but spent an entire hour trying to find that one worksheet. So how do you organise everything in your life such that you never lose anything again? Continue reading “How to Organise Your Life in School and Never Lose your GC Charger again using this One Principle”
One thing we often forget about productivity is that it is just as much about what you do as what you don’t do. Distractions and procrastination are a huge part of dwindling attention spans. We know what we must do, and there are often incentives to do these things. But there are few disincentives for you to do other things – and often, there is short term gratification from escaping to Instagram for one hour than trying to review that one difficult chapter. So we end up something like this…
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You know those articles that tell you where to study in Singapore, and 90% of them are really expensive cafes that will kick you out after 2 hours? Below are ten places in Singapore that are…meant for studying/working. While most public libraries…and your school (hint, hint) are probably good choices for you in general, here are other places you can go if you want a change of pace.
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The June holidays are approaching! That means…camps, a one-week holiday, training and hopefully some time to study?
While the great thing about June holidays is freedom, it also means there’s no concrete structure to keep you in track of your progress. And before you know it the whole month goes by…and examinations are going to hit you. Building your own schedule will allow you to keep on track.
1. Here’s the Attitude You Need To Have
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When we think of make-up, a lot of us think we need to purchase a foundation that is $40, or go get a cushion foundation that is $30. For students, going into a Sephora and seeing these price tags makes make-up inaccessible. Purchasing online is also another option, but sometimes international shipping costs more than the item itself! Here are five places you can get access to affordable make up.
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My sister says, “When I’m on my period I just feel like taking a six hour nap.” If this sounds like you, don’t worry, you are definitely not alone. Every single month, we girls have to endure emotional turns and physical pains. It is difficult to bring ourselves to do anything – let alone study and do work – and so, we decidedly cuddle up in our beds instead.
But in reality you just really have to study because, let’s face it, exams are next week and you have an essay due tomorrow. Life goes on! But ‘just study’ isn’t exactly the best advice someone to give…Below are six, detailed ways you can study that take into consideration the fact that you’re not feeling your best.
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